Chebeague Island Historical Society
Revisiting Byzantium and Turkey
in Washington D.C.
February 5-7, 2003

Thursday, February 6, 2003

Chebeague visits The Textile Museum - special exhibition
"The Classical Tradition in Anatolian Carpets"



Visit the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and gardens



Dinner at the Anatolia Cafe on Capitol Hill


Friday, February 7, 2003

Visit the Walters Art Museum - Baltimore - meet the director, Mr. Gary Vikan and tour the Byzantine collections

Jordanian Embassy - meet the Ambassador Karim Kawar and have a special lecture by Professor Irgan Shahid on Byzantiium and Arab Jordan (Professor Shahid is professor of Arabic Studies and since 1982 the Oman Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University.

Farewell at the Bisharats on Captitol Hill