CHICAGO'S CULTURE CLUB
When carvings, scrolls, and funeral masks were everyday items, the Egyptians took the ordinary and made them extraordinary. Books were illustrated, scrolls cartooned, masks gilded. See them among 144 objects that testify to the creativity of the ancient culture in “Eternal Egypt” on view through August 10 at THE FIELD MUSEUM in Chicago. (312) 922-9410, www.fieldmuseum.org