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***SPECIAL NOTICE***

Covid-19 continues to affect events planned by Egyptology societies across the UK. Where face-to-face lectures are planned, please check in advance to make sure these are still going ahead. Some societies have switched to Online lectures which are also listed here. Contact the societies directly for more details. A number of societies will not be holding lectures until January 2021 at the earliest: Full contact details can be found on the societies' page.

 

DECEMBER 2020

4th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Vanessa Davies: Racism, Ethnocentrism, and the Nile Valley. Online.

6th Essex Egyptology Group

Paul Nicholson: The Catacombs of Anubis, North Saqqara. Online.

10th Egypt Exploration Society

Kara Cooney: Evidence for Coffin Reuse in the Royal Cache and the Tomb of Amenhotep II (KV35). Online.

11th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Carolyn Graves-Brown: All That Glitters Is Not Gold. Online.

12th Egyptology Scotland

Egyptology Scotland 20th Anniversary/Ian Mathieson Memorial Lecture. Online.

12th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

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

12th Egyptian Society Taunton

Robert Morkot: Kandake – The Royal Women of Meroё. Online.

12th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Chris Naunton: Cleopatra –Tomb, Baths and Birth-house. Online.

14th The Kemet Club Bristol Lucia Gahlin: Festivities –Party Time in Ancient Egypt. Online.

14th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Leslie Easterman and James Parr: Did the Ancient Egyptians Drink Milk? and The Ramessesnakht Family. Online.

14th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Ashley Cook: President’s Lecture (Members Only). Online.

15th Egypt Society of Bristol

Ellie Dobson: The Tutankhamun Excavations and the Pharaoh’s Revenge. Online.

19th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society

George Hart: Egypt’s Golden Age – The Temples of Thebes. *Only if venue open*

 

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JANUARY 2021

 9th AEMES Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Margaret Beaumont: In the Steps of Amelia Edwards and Hatshepsut – From Princess to Pharaoh to Oblivion. Double Lecture. *Only if venue open*

9th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Stephanie Boonstra: Latest Research in the EES Archive. Online.

10th Essex Egyptology Group

Massimilano Nuzzolo: The Fifth Dynasty Sun Temples and the Solar Cult. Online.

11th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Iwona J. Kozieradzka-Ogunmakin: Rise and Collapse of the Kingdom of Meroë. Online.

12th Egypt Society of Bristol

Janice Kamrin: Lecture tbc.

12th Egypt Exploration Society

Anna Stevens: Amarna Cemeteries Project. Online.

16th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society

Glenn Godenho: Living on the Edge – Nebre in the Foreign Land of Libya. *Only if venue open*

16th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

John Billman: Art of the Old Kingdom. Online.

20th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Wolfram Gratjetzki: Jewellery in Old and Middle Kingdom Tombs in Egypt. Online.

 

FEBRUARY 2021

4th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Hana Navratilova: Ancient Visitors to the Pyramids. Online.

7th Essex Egyptology Group

Gretchen Dabbs: Toward a Broader Understanding of Life in Akhetaten. Online.

8th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Glenn Godenho: Patterns of People at the End of the Old Kingdom. Online.

13th Egyptian Society Taunton

Maiken Mosleth King: Living with the Dead in Ancient Egypt. Online.

17th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Urška Furlan: Amulets and the Nile Delta – an Insight into Style, Production and Trade. Online.

20th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society

Nicholas Sanders: Alexander’s Tomb –The 2000 Year Quest *Only if venue open*.

20th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Paul Whelan: Lecture tbc. Online.

 

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 COURSES

 

15th and 22nd November

ESSEX EGYPTOLOGY GROUP

THEBES REVISITED: NEW INSIGHTS FROM 21ST CENTURY RESEARCH INTO THE AREA OF LUXOR

Lecture series exploring life, landscape, history and monumental architecture of Thebes with Nigel and Helen Strudwick. Online

www.essexegyptology.co.uk

4th January - 8th February 2021

KEMET CLUB, BRISTOL

REPRESENTING PHARAOH: THE ART OF THE ROYAL IMAGE IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Course with Campbell Price exploring how and why Egyptian kings were depicted in two and three dimensional art. Online

ali.dave@blueyonder.co.uk

19th - 21st February 2021

DILLINGTON HOUSE, SOMERSET

SUN-WORSHIP IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Residential dayschool exploring solar religion in ancient Egypt with Lucia Gahlin.

Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT

www.dillington.com

 

 

Ongoing Online

EGYPTOLOGY Online, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

YELLOW AND BLUE SYMPOSIA

Free Online courses featuring many aspects of ancient Egyptian history through the study of the colours blue and yellow.

www.bit.ly/EgyptologyYellow

www.bit.ly/EgyptologyBlue

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing to 20th December 2020

CIVICO MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO DI MILANO

UNDER THE NUT’S SKY: DIVINE EGYPT

More than 150 works from Milan, Turin, and other Italian collections, offering entrance into Egypt’s divine world through the display of the funeral trappings that accompanied the deceased in the afterlife.

Corso Magenta 15, Milan

www.museoarcheologicomilano.it

 

Showing to January 2021

BUFFALO MUSEUM OF SCIENCE

GOLDEN MUMMIES OF EGYPT

Manchester Museum’s touring exhibition examining life for the wealthy in multicultural Roman Egypt.

1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, New York 14211

www.sciencebuff.org

 

Showing to 7th February 2021

NATIONAL MUSEUM, PRAGUE

KINGS OF THE SUN

International exhibition documenting Old Kingdom discoveries at Abusir, with objects from Cairo, Berlin, Leipzig, Hildesheim and more. Museum Complex of the National Museum, Václavské náměstí 68, Praha 1

www.nm.cz/en

 

Showing to 14th February 2021

MUSÉE GRANET AIX-EN-PROVENCE

PHARAOHS, OSIRIS AND THE MUMMY

Exhibition in association with the Louvre Museum, showcasing nearly 200 ancient Egyptian artefacts..

Place Saint Jean de Malte, 13100 Aix-en- Provence

www.museegranet-aixenprovence.fr

 

Major Events

21st November 2020

EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY/FRIENDS OF THE PETRIE MUSEUM/ASTENE

ARTISTS AND ARCHAEOLOGISTS – A VICTORIAN FASCINATION WITH EGYPT

EES AGM and joint study day with Briony Llewellyn, Stephanie Moser, Robert Morkot and Rachel Mairs.

www.ees.ac.uk/events

 

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