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AUGUST 2017

 

6th Essex Egyptology Group

Book auction and AGM.

12th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Main Nottingham Venue

Steve Cross: New Discoveries in the Valley of the Kings – Changing Our View of the End of the Amarna Period.

14th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Amber Furmage: DemonBase – A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Inner Workings of an Ancient Mind.

19th Sussex Egyptology Society, Brighton Venue

Steve Cross: Pyramids, Temples and Sun Worship in Ancient Egypt.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2017

 

3rd Essex Egyptology Group

Alexandre Loktionov: Justice in ancient Egypt.

6th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

John J. Johnston: Objects of Desire – Artefacts of the Petrie Museum.

6th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Joanne Backhouse: Dreams, Oracles and Storytelling in Ancient Egypt.

9th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Sarah Griffiths: Nebhetepra Mentuhotep: The Great Reunifier.

11th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Colin Reader: The Meidum Pyramid.

16th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Chesterfield Local Group

Dylan Bickerstaffe: For Whom The Sun Doth Shine – Nefertari Beloved of Mut.

23rd Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Aidan Dodson: Two lectures: Shelters for Eternity – Egyptian coffins over three millennia and The Persian Pharaohs.

23rd Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society

Reg Clark: Tomb Security in Ancient Egypt from Predynastic to the Pyramid Age.

28th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Claire Ollett: Hatshepsut.

 

OCTOBER 2017

 

1st Essex Egyptology Group

Geoffrey Killen: Ancient Egyptian Furniture.

3rd Egypt Society of Bristol

John Wyatt: The Tomb of Djehutyhotep at Deir el-Bersheh.

4th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Rosalie David: Understanding the Principles of Ancient Art.

7th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Kasia Szpakowska: Cobras, Demons and ‘Fighters’ – Demonology in Ancient Egypt.

7th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Dylan Bickerstaffe: Great Expeditions to God’s Land and Punt.

7th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Main (Nottingham Venue)

Ana Tavares: Excavation of Two Old Kingdom Settlements Near Giza – Heit el-Ghurab and Khentkawes.

9th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Paul Nicholson: Views of an Antique Land – Egypt and Palestine during WWI.

9th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Gina Muskett: Knossos to Amarna – the Excavations of J.D.S. Pendlebury.

14th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Nigel Strudwick: Egyptian Decrees, Biographies, Accounts and Formulae in the Age of Pyramids.

1st Essex Egyptology Group

Geoffrey Killen: Ancient Egyptian Furniture.

3rd Egypt Society of Bristol

John Wyatt: The Tomb of Djehutyhotep at Deir el-Bersheh.

4th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Rosalie David: Understanding the Principles of Ancient Art.

7th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Kasia Szpakowska: Cobras, Demons and ‘Fighters’ – Demonology in Ancient Egypt.

7th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Dylan Bickerstaffe: Great Expeditions to God’s Land and Punt.

7th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Main (Nottingham Venue)

Ana Tavares: Excavation of Two Old Kingdom Settlements Near Giza – Heit el-Ghurab and Khentkawes.

16th Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical Society

John Wyatt: Djehutyhotep of el-Bersheh – Great Nomarch of the Hare Nome.

21st Friends of the Petrie Museum

Tess Baber: The ‘Mummy Pits’ of Ancient Egypt – The Long-Kept Secret of Early Travellers.

21st Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society

John Billman: Hidden Abydos – The Sites that Tourists Don’t See in the Realm of Osiris.

21st Manchester Continuing Education Network (MANCENT)

Sarah Griffiths: Egyptian Temples. Study Day.

21st Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

David Goldsmith: Tales from Ancient Egyptian Literature.

21st The Kemet Club Bristol

Study Day. George Nash: Prehistoric Rock Art.

26th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Penny Wilson: Egyptian Temple Ritual.

28th Bournemouth Natural Science Society and Museum

Dylan Bickerstaffe: Empires in Parallel.

 

NOVember 2017

 

1st Manchester Continuing Education Network (MANCENT)

Day School. Joanne Backhouse: The Iconography of Egyptian Tombs.

1st Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Ellie Dobson: The Mummy Returns – Ancient Egyptian Jewellery in the Victorian Age.

4th Bolton Museum

Sarah Griffiths: 7000 Years of Egyptian History in 60 Minutes.

4th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Chesterfield Local Group

Roger Forshaw: The Saite Revival – Resurgence of the Power of Ancient Egypt.

5th Essex Egyptology Group

Penny Wilson: Hedgehog Boats.

11th Sutton Ancient Egypt Society

Sarah Griffiths: Powerful Women of the Seventeenth Dynasty.

11th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Paul Collins: Egypt’s Origins – The View from Mesopotamia and Iran.

18th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

Peter Phillips: “... But Where Did They Live?” (Part 2).

 

 

Major Events AND COURSES

 

1st October 2017

FRIENDS OF THE PETRIE MUSEUM

EXPLORING THE ORIGINS OF EGYPTIAN KINGSHIP

Double lecture with Liam McNamara:

“Holy Rubbish”? Reinterpreting the Hierakonpolis Main Deposit and The Hierakonpolis Ivories – Human Statuettes from the Main Deposit.

Cruciform Building, University College London, Gower Street, London.

www.ucl.ac.uk/culture/petrie-museum

 

7th October 2017, 9am – 7pm

EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY LONDON STUDY DAY AND AGM:

HOWARD CARTER AND HIS CIRCLE

With Clare Lewis, Christina Riggs and Liam McNamara.

Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guildford Street, London WC1N 1EH

www.ees.ac.uk/events

 

4-11th December 2017

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL IN EGYPT:

IN THE REALM OF THE SUN KING – THEBES IN THE REIGN OF AMENHOTEP III.

Luxor course with Peter Lacovara, with daily lectures and exploration of archaeological sites.

www.egyptology-uk.com/bloomsbury

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing until 3rd September 2017

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND, EDINBURGH

THE TOMB: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BURIAL

Exhibition about the tomb of New Kingdom Chief of Police and his wife. Beautiful objects from the tomb are displayed alongside objects found in nearby tombs, giving a sense of how burial in ancient Egypt changed over time.

Mon to Sun 10am - 5pm

http://www.nms.ac.uk/

 

Showing until late summer 2017

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

OBJECTS COME TO LIFE

Physical and digital exhibition of the Eton Myers Collection of Egyptian Art, on loan to the University of Birmingham.

 

11th October 2017 - 14th April 2018

SIR JOHN SOANE’S MUSEUM

EGYPT UNCOVERED: BELZONI AND THE TOMB OF PHARAOH SETI I

Exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the re-discovery of the sarcophagus of Seti I in 1817.

13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP

www.soane.org

 

Showing until 13th January 2018

MUSEUM OF WIGAN LIFE

ANIMAL MUMMIES UNCOVERED

Exhibition featuring mummified animal specimens such as jackals, crocodiles, cats and birds. On tour from the Manchester Museum.

Mon to Fri 10am – 5pm; Sat 11am – 3pm. Closed Wed & Sun.

http://bit.ly/WiganAnimal

 

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