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December 2016

 

3rd Plymouth and District Egyptology Society.

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

3rd Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Nottingham Venue.

Penny Wilson: Hedgehog Boats, Healing Ointment and Delta Religious Practice.

3th Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society.

John Wyatt : The El-Bersha Tomb of Great Chief Djehutyhotep and a Cultural Golden Age.

3rd Wessex Ancient Egypt Society.

Lucia Gahlin: Purity and Order in an Egyptian Household.

4th Essex Egyptology Group.

Stephen Crioss: From Here to Eternity – walking from Deir el-Medina to the Valley of the Kings.

5th Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical Society.

Sarah Doherty: The origins of the pottery wheel in ancient Egypt.

7th West Midlands Egyptology Society.

Christmas Party including film screening and talk by John J. Johnson. Location TBC.

7th Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

Martin Bommas: New Archaeological Discoveries in the Aswan Region.

10th Egyptian Society – Taunton.

Robert Morkot: Lecture TBC and Christmas party.

10th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

Glenn Worthington: Theban Holidays – Opet and the Festival of the Valley, followed by Christmas social with board game competition.

10th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

In Coronation Hall. Alan Lloyd: Decoding Egyptian Art.

12th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

Massimiliano Pinarello: Challenging a Pseudo-Victorian Elitist Utopia – the archaeology of ancient Egyptian writing.

12th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

AGM. Members only.

13th Egypt Society of Bristol.

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

14th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Alan Lloyd: Akhenaten – What was he trying to do? followed by Christmas get-together.

14th West Midlands Egyptology Society.

Christian Langer: Deportations in New Kingdom Egypt.

16th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

John Wyatt: Bird Hieroglyphs from an Ornithologist’s Point of View.

17th Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society.

Leire Olabarria: “I am one who listens to his family” –Kinship and Marriage in First Intermediate Period Egypt.

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January 2017

4th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Society AGM.

7th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Ken Griffin: Recent Excavations on Sai Island; Pyramids, Pounders and Nimiti.

9th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Lucia Gahlin: Akhenaten – the Man and the Myths.

9th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Judith Corbelli: Roman Sovereign or Pharaoh? Temple Iconography of Augustus in Upper Egypt and Nubia.

11th West Midlands Egyptology Society

Julia Hamilton: Ancient People and Ancient Graffiti in the Teti Pyramid Cemetery at Saqqara.

13th Manchester Museum Collections Study Centre

Luigi Prada: “If a crocodile has sex with her …” – Animals between magic, religion, and divination in Graeco-Roman Egypt.

14th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Sarah Griffiths: After Alexander – The Rise of the House of Ptolemy and Pharaohs Behaving Badly – Potbelly and the Worst of the Ptolemies.

14th Sutton Ancient Egypt Society

Rosalind Janssen: High Jinks at Deir el- Medina.

14th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Venue

Luigi Prada: Ancient Egyptian Divination.

14th Wessex Ancient Egypt Society

New Year Lunch. Members only.

18th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Ken Griffin: Recent Excavations on Sai Island; Pyramids, Pounders and Nimiti.

21st Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue

Brian Weightman: Digging Up Egypt … In Glasgow.

21st Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society

Moudhy Al-Rashid: Conceptions of Heart and Mind in the Near East.

21st North East Ancient Egypt Society

Julie Misuriello: Sand Rituals in Egypt.

21st Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Alan Reiblein: Egyptian Wall Paintings.

21st Sussex Egyptology Society – Horsham Venue.

Chris Naunton: Search for the Missing Tombs of Egypt.

24th Egypt Society of Bristol

Aidan Dodson: The Mysteries of Nefertiti.

26th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

10th Anniversary Lecture. Anna Garnett: Monumental Desertscapes – Approaching the Sacred Landscapes of the New Kingdom Eastern Desert.

26th Horus Egyptology Society

John Gostelow: Middle Kingdom.

27th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Rosalie David: Religious Ritual at Abydos – Re-Visiting the Temple of Sethos I at Abydos.

27th Poynton Egypt Group.

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

29th Friends of the Petrie Museum

STUDY DAY. See Major Events.

No January Meeting:

Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology

Society (Non-Egyptian lecture)

Egypt Exploration Society

Egyptian Society Taunton

Essex Egyptology Group

Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical

Society

Plymouth and District Egyptology Society

Society. New Year Lunch (no lecture).

Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology

Society

 

FEBRUARY 2017

 1st Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Campbell Price: Magical Healing Statues – Forms and Functions.

4th Plymouth and District Egyptology Society

Robert Morkot: lecture tbc.

5th Essex Egyptology Group

Carol Andrews: Jewellery.

6th Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical Society

Peter Clayton: Ancient Egypt, Israel and the Bible – Faith and the Archaeological Evidence.

6th Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society

Sarah Griffiths: Egypt’s Middle Kingdom – Conflict, Murder and a Cultural Golden Age.

8th West Midlands Egyptology Society

Ellie Dobson: Jewellery and Ancient Egypt in the Age of Victoria.

11th Egyptian Society Taunton

Rosalind Janssen: Deir el-Medina.

11th Egyptology Scotland, Edinburgh Venue

Peter Robinson: Ancient Egyptian Coffins and Coffin Texts.

11th Sussex Egyptology Society – Brighton Venue

Lucia Gahlin: Birth and Rebirth – Death as a Rite of Passage in Ancient Egypt.

11th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Nottingham venue

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

11th University of Manchester

STUDY DAY. See Major Events.

13th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

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

13th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

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

17th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Joanne Rowland: The Discovery and Rediscovery of Merimde Beni Salama: from the Middle Paleolithic until 2016 AD.

18th Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society

Andreas Winkler: Egyptian Astronomy and Astrological Practices in the Graeco-Roman Period.

18th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Paul Collins: Egypt and the Assyrian Empire.

18th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Yvonne Harpur: Saqqara’s Abandoned Tombs Beside the Unas Pyramid Causeway.

21st Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society

Stephen Snape: Memphis and Sakkara in the Ramesside Period.

21st Egypt Society of Bristol

Julie Anderson: Kushite Kings on the Upper Nile: – Pyramids, Royal Statues and a Temple to Amun. Plus AGM.

22nd Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Kasia Szpakowska: “Child in the Nest” – Children as Agents and Patients in Pharaonic Egyptian Rituals.

23rd Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

John Wyatt: Birds in Ancient Egypt.

24th Poynton Egypt Group

Tess Baber: Mummy Pits.

No February Meeting:

Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Egypt Exploration Society

Horus Egyptology Society

North East Ancient Egypt Society

Sutton Ancient Egypt Society

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

8th Oct. 2016 - 22nd Jan. 2017

MUSEE DEPARTMENTAL D’ARLES (FRANCE)

KNOWLEDGE AND POWER AT THE TIME OF RAMESES II: KHAEMWASET, THE PRINCE ARCHAEOLOGIST

 

Showing until 26th February 2017

WORLD MUSEUM, LIVERPOOL

GIFTS FOR THE GODS: ANIMAL MUMMIES IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Read more about this exhibition in our articles in AE91 and AE92.

 

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 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

 

Major Events AND COURSES

 

28th January 2017

FRIENDS OF THE PETRIE MUSEUM

STUDY DAY

RE-EXAMINING THE AMARNA LETTERS

With Dr. Jana Mynarova. Venue tbc. Contact the society

 

11th February, 2017

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

STUDY DAY

ANCIENT EGYPT IN ARTEFACTS: UNEXPECTED HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MANCHESTER MUSEUM

Presented by Egyptology online and the KNH Centre in the Karanis Lecture Theatre, Manchester Museum. Visit: www.egyptologyonline.ls.manchester.ac.uk/

 

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