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Peanuts and pharaohs. (Museums).

Travelers to the San Francisco area can wax nostalgic over Charles Schulz's beloved creations and stand in awe before the grand art of ancient Egypt.

The Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center, opening August 17 in Santa Rosa, houses the icon's original comic strips and a recreation of his studio. 2301 Hardies Lane; (707) 579-4452.

Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum, on view at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor from August 10 through November 11, is the first blockbuster show of Egyptian objects since King Tut toured in the 1970s. "This exhibition reveals why Egypt is so fascinating to us today," says Renee Dreyfus, curator of Ancient Art and Interpretation. 9:30-5 Tue-Sun; $14 (advance tickets required). (415) 863-3330.
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Author:Taggart, Lisa; Santiago, Chiori
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Date:Aug 1, 2002
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