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JUNE 2019

 

1st Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical Society

DAY SCHOOL. Lucia Gahlin: Queen Nefertari and Ancient Egypt’s Most Beautiful Tomb.

1st Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

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

2nd Essex Egyptology Group

Marcel Maree: Missed and Underrated Criteria for Authenticating Egyptian Artefacts.

4th Egypt Society of Bristol

Stephanie Moser: The Reception of Ancient Egypt in Victorian Britain.

5th Ancient Worlds, Southport

Gina Criscenzo-Laycock: Lecture tbc.

5th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Lucia Gahlin: Cleopatra’s Needle – or is it? A Journey from Heliopolis to London.

8th Bloomsbury Summer School

STUDY DAY. Paul Wordsworth and Gai Jorayev: Cultures of Central Asia and the Silk Road in Antiquity.

8th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Main, Chesterfield Venue

Joanne Backhouse: Lecture tbc.

9th Egyptian Society Taunton

Dylan Bickerstaffe: The Royal Cache.

10th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Anna Garnett: The Petrie Museum: Past, Present and Future. Plus AGM.

10th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Rosie Jackson and Steve Tasker: Members’ Research.

11th Egypt Exploration Society

Margaret Mountford: Papyrology – Is Anything New Under the Sun?

12th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Anna Garnett: A Potted History of the Petrie.

12th West Midlands Egyptology Society

Ziad Morsy: Ship Burials in Ancient Egypt.

13th Bolton Museum

Campbell Price: Unwrapping the Two Brothers – Mummies, Manchester and Misrepresentation.

14th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Kelly Accetta: Work of the Middle Kingdom Theban Project on the Tombs of the High Officials at Deir el-Barhi.

15th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Aidan Dodson: The Land of Kush.

15th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Robert Morkot: Gebel Barkal – The Holy Mountain of Napata.

18th Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society

Lidija McKnight: Gifts for the Gods – Animal Mummies Revealed.

22nd Egyptology Scotland, Glasgow Venue

Roland Enmarch: Recently Discovered Inscriptions at the Hatnub Alabaster Quarries.

26th The ANKH

Samantha Harris: The Maidstone Mummy.

27th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Stephen Cross: Geology and Archeology in the Valley of the Kings and KV11, Tomb of Ramesses III.

28th Poynton Egypt Group

Claire Ollett: Hatshepsut’s Thebes.

29th Sussex Egyptology Society, Brighton Venue

Gina Criscenzo Laycock: Before Egypt.

 

JULY 2019

 

3rd Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Campbell Price: Carving a Name for Yourself – Heirs and Spares in Ancient Egypt.

6th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Sarah Griffiths: Picture This! Exploring 2D Tomb Art and Variation and Foreign Influences in 2D Art. Double Lecture.

7th Essex Egyptology Group

Antonio Morales: Cemeteries of Deir el-Bahari and Asasif in the Early Middle Kingdom.

8th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Michael Tunnicliffe: The Amarna Letters – International Diplomacy in the Bronze Age.

13th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Francesco Tiradritte: The Valley of the Kings and Twenty Years of Research in the Funerary Complext of Harwa and Akhimenru. Double Lecture.

13th North East Ancient Egypt Society

José Manuel Galán: A Middle Kingdom Funerary Garden in Context.

13th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Jocelyn Gohary: Lecture tbc.

13th Sussex Egyptology Society Horsham Venue

Barry Kemp: The Desert Behind Amarna – What Does It Hold?

13th The Ancient World Society (Boston)

Sarah Griffiths: The Reduced Ancient Egypt – 7000 Years in 60 Minutes.

16th Egypt Exploration Society

Cédric Gobeil: A Summer Evening at Uraaw.

20th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Aidan Dodson: Valley of the Kings. Study Day.

20th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Chesterfield Local Group

Barry Kemp: Amarna. Study Day.

25th Horus Egyptology Society

Joann Fletcher: Lecture tbc.

 

AUGust 2019

 

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

Ian Trumble: Bolton’s Egypt – The Making of a Museum.

12th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Campbell Price: Flinders Petrie at Hawara.

17th Sussex Egyptology Society Worthing Venue

Cédric Gobeil: News of an Exciting New Project in Sudan.

 

SEPtember 2019

 

4th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

John Wyatt: The Other Gift of the Nile – the Wildlife of Ancient Egypt. Skye Memorial Talk.

4th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Joanne Backhouse: “To the Glory of the Gods” – Jewellery in Ancient Egypt.

9th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Peter Phillips: The Columns of Egypt.

26th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Social Society Bring and Tell – memories of trips to Egypt.

28th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Scott Williams: Digitally Investigating the Late Period to Early Ptolemaic Landscape at Saqqara. Double lecture.

28th Sussex Egyptology Society, Horsham Venue

Aidan Dodson: The Serapeum of Saqqara – the Catacomb of the Sacred Bulls.

28th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Chesterfield Local Group

Chris Naunton: Treasures of Tutankhamun. Study Day.

 

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 COURSES

 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

 

24th June – 26th July 2019

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

ANCIENT EGYPT, ASSYRIA AND MESOAMERICA

The annual Bloomsbury Summer School running 5-day courses with speakers including Bill Manley, Campbell Price, Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones and Luigi Prada.

UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT.

www.egyptology-uk.com/bloomsbury

 

12th – 16th August

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHAEOLOGY, DURHAM UNIVERSITY

ANCIENT EGYPT SUMMER SCHOOL: HANDS ON!

One week course exploring ancient Egyptian civilisation including practical hands-on sessions with archival records and ancient Egyptian objects.

Speakers include Heba abd el Gawad, Penelope Wilson and Samira Ahmed.

Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Lower Mount Joy, South Rd, Durham DH1 3LE

www.bit.ly/DurhamEgypt

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Extended: now showing until Summer 2019

OUD SINT-JAN EXHIBITION CENTRE, BRUGES

MUMMIES IN BRUGES SECRETS OF ANCIENT EGYPT

Exhibition of nine human and animal mummies plus more than 200 previously unseen artefacts from the collection of the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden (Netherlands).

Oud Sint-Jan (Old St. John) Exhibition Centre Bruges, Mariastraat 38 , 8000 Brugge

www.xpo-center-bruges.be

 

23rd March to 15th September 2019

GRANDE HALLE DE LA VILLETTE, PARIS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF ANTIQUITIES

TUTANKHAMUN, THE TREASURES OF THE PHARAOH

Exhibition celebrating the centenary of the discovery of the royal tomb by presenting a collection of more than 150 exceptional masterpieces from the tomb, 50 of which will travel for the first and last time out of Egypt.

Grande Halle de la Villette, 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris, France

https://expo-toutankhamon.fr/en/visit

 

Showing until 27th September

WHIPPLE LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

CONFLICTING CHRONOLOGIES: VICTORIAN DEBATES ABOUT EGYPTIAN PREHISTORY

An exhibition showcasing some of the Victorian texts exploring life in Egypt before the pharaohs.

Whipple Library, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH

www.bit.ly/ConflictingChronologies

 

Showing until 26th October

VICTORIA GALLERY & MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL

BEFORE EGYPT: ART, CULTURE & POWER

An exhibition showcasing internationally important collections of Predynastic Egyptian and Nubian artefacts including the ‘Lapis Lazuli Lady’.

Victoria Gallery & Museum, Ashton Street, Liverpool, L69 3DR

www.vgm.liverpool.ac.uk

 

Showing 2nd November 2019 - 3rd May 2020

SAATCHI GALLERY

TUTANKHAMUN: TREASURES OF THE GOLDEN PHARAOH

Exhibition celebrating the centenary of the discovery of the royal tomb showcasing the largest ever number of Tutankhamun objects ever to leave Egypt.

Saatchi Gallery, The Duke of York’s HQ, Sloane Square, London, SW3 4RY.

www.saatchigallery.com

 

Major Events

 

29th June 2019

THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF ANCIENT EGYPT

AMENHOTEP III CONFERENCE

A fund-raising event for the Amenhotep III Restoration Project with Joann Fletcher and Stephen Buckley.

Lecture Theatre, Chesterfield Central Library, New Beetwell St, Chesterfield S40 1QN.

www.egyptology-ssae.org

 

12th-15th July 2019

THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF TRAVEL IN EGYPT AND THE NEAR EAST (ASTENE)

THIRTEENTH BIENNIAL ASTENE CONFERENCE

A range of lectures on the theme of travellers, archaeology and railways, with a conference visit to the York Railway Museum.

University of York, York.

www.astene.org.uk

 

Thursday 18th July 2019

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, OXFORD

EGYPT’S HEARTLAND: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON HIERAKONPOLIS, ELKAB AND EDFU

A one-day colloquium presenting the results of current archeological fieldwork exploring why this region was such a powerful force in Egypt’s heartland.

St Antony’s College, 62 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF.

www.ashmolean.org

 

20th July 2019

SUSSEX EGYPTOLOGY SOCIETY

THE ABYDOS TEMPLE PAPER ARCHIVE PROJECT

A special lecture with Ayman Damarany, Ministry of Antiquities Senior Inspector at Sohag.

Davison CE High School for Girls, Selborne Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 2JX

www.egyptology-uk.com

 

 

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