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April 2017

 

8th Egyptian Society Taunton

Bernadette Brady: Senenmut’s Ceiling.

10th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Bob Partridge Memorial Lecture. Rosalind Janssen: Clothes for a Pear-shaped King – the Dress Sense of Tutankhamun.

12th West Midlands Egyptology Society

Beth Asbury: The Tale of Irterau.

15th Egyptology Scotland – Edinburgh Venue

Abeer Eladany: Egyptian Collections in Aberdeen University Museums.

15th Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society,

Julie Meadows: Egyptian Spirituality.

15th Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society

Charlotte Booth: Egyptology’s Dirty Secret – the importance of paper squeezes.

22nd Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

John Wyatt: Djehutihotep – Great Chief of the Hare Nome.

22nd The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Nottingham Venue

Eileen Goulding: Understanding the Art of Ancient Egypt.

27th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Shirley Addy: Rider Haggard in Egypt.

27th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Geoffrey Killen: Egyptian Coffins – Exploring the Carpenter’s Craft.

28th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Marcel Marée: Missed and Underrated Criteria for Authenticating Egyptian Sculptures.

28th Poynton Egypt Group

Lecture tbc.

29th Egyptology Scotland, Glasgow Venue

George Herbert, 8th Earl of Carnarvon: The 5th Lord Carnarvon and the Tomb of Tutankhamun

29th Sussex Egyptology Society – Horsham Venue

Campbell Price: Searching for Senenmut – Statues, Status and Scandal?

 

 

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MAY 2017

 

2nd Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society

Claire Ollett: Did Hatshepsut Inherit Deir el- Bahari?

3rd Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Bob Loynes: The Mummy – Ancient Craft, Modern Science.

6th Plymouth and District Egyptology Society

Lee Young: The Life and Works of Nina de Garis Davies.

6th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Suzanne Lax-Bojtos: Tutmosis III – The Napoleon of Egypt.

8th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Peter Robinson: The Ancient Egyptians Map Their World.

8th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Steven Snape: The Orientalists and Bromborough.

10th West Midlands Egyptology Society

Lucia Gahlin: Purity and Order in an Ancient Egyptian Household.

12th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Tian Tian: Rethinking the Egyptian Afterlife – Early Brinze Age Burials from Tarkhan-Kafr Ammar.

13th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

AGM & Tessa Baber: The Lure of the Land of the Nile – Early Travellers in Egypt and The Mummy Pits of Ancient Egypt.

13th Egyptian Society Taunton

Aidan Dodson: The Mysteries of Nefertiti.

13th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Paul Nicholson: The Dog Catacomb at Saqqara.

13th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Luigi Prada: Magical and Divinatory Texts.

13th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt

Val Billingham: “A Thousand Miles Up The Nile” – the Story of Amelia Edwards.

14th Essex Egyptology Group

Robert Loynes: Ancient Craft, Modern Science and the Evolution of Mummification.

16th Egypt Society of Bristol

Penny Wilson: Delta Myths and Legends.

17th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Alice Williams: Exhibiting Ancient Egypt – The Annual Exhibitions of British Archaeological Societies 1884-1939.

20th Egyptology Scotland, Glasgow Venue

Marcel Maessen: Excavations at Deir el-Bahri.

20th Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society

Ana Tavares: Reading a Town – Old Kingdom Settlements at Giza.

20th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Campbell Price: Statues, Sailors and Strategy in Saite Egypt.

25th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Campbell Price: Mummies and Coffins at Manchester Museum.

25th Horus Egyptology Society

Alan Fyldes: Lecture tbc.

26th Poynton Egypt Group

Claire Ollett: Howard Carter – You Who Loves Thebes.

27th Sussex Egyptology Society, Brighton Venue

Iwona Kozieradzka-Ogunmakin: From Royal to Common – Ancient Egyptian Burials at the Saqqara Necropolis.

 

June 2017

 

3rd Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Clive Barham Carter: Revealing the Splendours of Ancient Egypt David Roberts, Artist Extraordinary.

3rd The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Nottingham

Andrew Shortland: Lecture on Royal Mummies’ DNA – title tbc.

4th Essex Egyptology Group

Sergio Alarcon Robiedo: Hatshepsut’s Temple at Deir el-Bahri.

7th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Stephen Buckley and Joann Fletcher: From Kings’ Valley to Kings College – the Makings of a Modern Mummy.

7th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Lucia Gahlin: Ancient Egyptian Artistry in Glass.

10th Egyptian Society Taunton

Toby Wilkinson: Writings From Ancient Egypt.

12th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

AGM and Rosalie David: The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos – Analysing the Wall Scenes and Decoration.

12th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Roland Enmarch: Scribe Ahanakht, A Man of Many Talents – Quarrying Alabaster at Hatnub.

14th West Midlands Egyptology Society

Carolyn Graves-Brown: Spitting Goddesses and Stony Snakes – The Religious Significance for Flint in Pharaonic Egypt.

16th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Jan Picton: Re-examining the Role of the Gurob Women.

17th Friends of the Petrie Museum

STUDY DAY. See Major Events.

17th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

George Hart: Lecture tbc.

17th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Penny Wilson: Sais – Biography of an Ancient Egyptian Royal City.

17th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Chesterfield

DAY SCHOOL. Chris Naunton: The Lost Tombs.

20th Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society

Lecture tbc.

20th Egypt Society of Bristol

Sarah Doherty: Gebel Silsila– On the Trail of Egypt’s Temple Builders.

22nd Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Roland Enmarch: Lecture tbc.

23rd Poynton Egypt Group

Suzanne Onstine: Bringing Out the Dead – Excavations in a Theban Tomb.

24th Egyptology Scotland

Cedric Gobeil: Lecture tbc

 

Major Events AND COURSES

 

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOLS, 2017

 

Monday 3rd to Friday 7th July

COPTIC: THE NEXT STEP

Dr. Bill Manley.

OR

PREPARED FOR ETERNITY: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MUMMIES, RITUAL AND REPRESENTATION

Dr. Campbell Price.

Monday 10th to Friday 14th July

HIEROGLYPHS: THE NEXT STEP

Dr. Bill Manley and Dr. José R. Pérez-Accino.

OR

READING HIEROGLYPHS: CLASSIC LITERATURE WITH A TASTE OF HIERATIC

Dr. Bill Manley and Dr. José-R. Pérez- Accino.

Monday 17th July to Friday 21st July

THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST IN 100 OBJECTS

Professor Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones.

OR

THE SUBTLE SCIENCE: MAGIC IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Dr. Joanna Kyffin.

Monday 24th July to Friday 28th July

TECHNOLOGIES OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN WRITING

Dr. Kathryn Piquette.

OR

UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN: SHIPWRECKS, SUNKEN CITIES, DROWNED LANDSCAPES AND THE ANCIENT WORLD

Mr. Peter Campbell.

Each is a 5-day course, a total of 19 sessions. Cost of each course: £340.

www.egyptology-uk.com/bloomsbury

For further information, contact Lucia Gahlin: 0207 679 3622

bloomsbury@egyptology-uk.com

 

17th June, 2017

FRIENDS OF THE PETRIE MUSEUM

STUDY DAY:

DISCOVERING THE PEOPLE OF ANCIENT THEBES

with Suzanne Onstine.

 

15th July, 2017

SOUTHAMPTON ANCIENT EGYPT SOCIETY

STUDY DAY:

AN INTRODUCTION TO EGYPTIAN ASTRONOMY

presented by Dr. Bernadette Brady.

Fee for the day: £20 for SAES Members

£25 for non-Members.

 

22nd July, 2017

NORTHAMPTON ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

SATURDAY DAY SCHOOL:

ASPECTS OF EGYPTIAN KINGSHIP

Professor Alan B Lloyd, President of the Egypt Exploration Society.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing until 17th April 2017

DUTCH NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITIES, LEIDEN

QUEENS OF THE NILE

350 artefacts telling the unique story of the Queens of New Kingdom Egypt, including objects on loan from the Museo Egizio in Turin.

Showing until 29th April 2017

PETRIE MUSEUM, UCL

EXPORTING EGYPT: WHERE, WHY, WHOSE?

Tues-Sat, 1-5pm, admission free.

Showing until 3rd September 2017

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND, EDINBURGH

THE TOMB: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BURIAL

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.

 

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