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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.

 

 

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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 Egyptology Scotland – Edinburgh Venue.

Dan Potter: Pow! Thwack! Khufu! When Egyptology and Superheroes Collide.

4th Plymouth and District Egyptology Society

Tessa Baber: Lecture TBC.

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.

6th Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society

Winifred Shaw Memorial Lecture. Campbell Price: Masks and Masking in Ancient Egypt.

8th West Midlands Egyptology Society

Lee Robert McStein: Recording and Conserving Travellers’ Graffiti.

11th Egyptian Society Taunton

Joann Fletcher: The Story of Egypt.

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.

13th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Alan Lloyd: Ramesses II in Legend.

13th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Kath Slinger: Tomb Families in the New Kingdom Theban Necropolis.

14th Egypt Society of Bristol

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

15th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Paul Nicholson and Steve Mills: Views of an Antique Land – Photographing Egypt and Palestine in the First World War.

18th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Joanne Clarke: Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (tbc).

18th Bournemouth Natural Science Society and Museum

Richard and Helen Jaeschke: Update on Conservation.

18th Friends of the Petrie Museum

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

18th Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society

Hratch Papazian: Village Life in the Old Kingdom – Perspectives from the Gebelein Papyri.

18th Manchester Continuing Education Network (MANCENT)

DAY SCHOOL. Michael Tunnicliffe: The End is Nigh – Apocalyptic Visions from the Ancient World.

18th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Peter Phillips: But Where Did They Live?

21st Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society – New Venue: Bolton Central Library & Museum

Pip Rance: Lucie Duff Gordan and the Temple of Luxor.

23rd Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

10th Anniversary Social and Handling Session.

24th Poynton Egypt Group

Dylan Bickerstaffe: Pharaoh’s Magic Wand.

25th North East Ancient Egypt Society

STUDY DAY. Recent Work in Egypt – Old, New and Revived.

25th Sussex Egyptology Society – Brighton Venue.

Colin Reader: Saqqara’s Best-Kept Secrets.

25th The Kemet Club Bristol

DAY SCHOOL. Campbell Price: Sculpture in Ancient Egypt.

30th Horus Egyptology Society

Campbell Price: Late Period Elite Individuals.

 

DECEMBER 2017

 

2nd Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue.

Ian Matheison Memorial Lecture. Rob Demaree: Title tbc.

2nd Plymouth and District Egyptology Society

Nigel Strudwick: Tomb Robbery.

2nd The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Main – Nottingham Venue.

Marcel Maree: Who Made the Dead Stone Speak? Tracing the Sculptors of Ancient Egyptian Statues.

3rd Essex Egyptology Group

Ilona Regulsky: Papyrus Berlin – A Middle Kingdom Mortuary Ritual Reflected in Writing.

4th Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical Society

Lee Young: Letters from the Desert – the Story of Myrtle Broome and Amice Calverley.

4th Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society

Michael Eastwood: Senusret the First – in More Ways than One.

6th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Charlotte Booth: Banqueting with Tutankhamun.

7th Bolton Museum

Claire Ollett: Everywhere the Glint of Gold – Tutankahmun’s Treasures.

9th Egyptian Society Taunton

Robert Morkot: Reflections on Queen Tiye.

 

 

Major Events AND COURSES

 

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

 

10th February 2018

THE MANCHESTER MUSEUM IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE KNH CENTRE

CHILDREN IN ANCIENT EGYPT

The Manchester Museum Kanaris Lecture Theatre.

www.bit.ly/ChildreninAE

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing until 7th January 2018

MUDEC (MUSEO DELLE CULTURE), MILAN

THE EXTRAORDINARY DISCOVERY OF PHARAOH AMENHOTEP II

An exhibition of artefacts from collections around the world. The Exhibition includes a full-size replica of the king’s tomb.

www.mudec.it/eng/egypt-exhibitionmudec-milan/

 

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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