6th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Nottingham Venue.
Aidan Dodson: The Mysteries of Nefertiti.
7th Essex Egyptology Group.
AGM and Book Auction.
8th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.
Dorothy Downes and Martin Downes: The Heb-Sed Festival of Amenhotep III.
13-14th Egypt Exploration Society.
LONDON WEEKEND COURSE: Digital Digging – Exploring Egyptian Landscapes with GIS and Landscape Archaeology. Members: £25 Non-members: £30. Contact Society for details: www.ees.ac.uk/events/index/426.html
13th Sussex Egyptology Society – Worthing Venue.
Vivian Davies: Egypt in Kush – The Discoveries of Frederick Green.
3rd Kemet Club – Bristol.
DAY SCHOOL. Bill Manley: How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs 1 – Respect for the Dead, the Offering Formula and the Kings’ names. Contact Society for details.
3rd Wessex Ancient Egypt Society.
Chris Elliot: The Elderly Ladies’ Elephant.
4th Essex Egyptology Group.
Stuart Baldwin: Pyramid Evolution and Construction in Ancient Egypt.
4th Kemet Club – Bristol.
DAY SCHOOL. Bill Manley: How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs 2 – Adoring the Gods. Contact Society for details.
5th Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society.
Nicky Nielsen: Subsistence and Craft Production at Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham.
7th Staffordshire Egyptology Society.
Jacky Finch: The Nine Bows – The Enemies of Egypt.
7th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.
Sarah Griffiths: The Reduced Ancient Egypt – 7000 years of history in 60 Minutes. Contact Society for Details – Evening Lecture starts at 7.30pm.
10th Egyptian Society – Taunton.
Lucia Gahlin: The Glorious Jewellery of Middle Kingdom Princesses.
10th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.
AGM, followed by Lee Young: The Lure of the East – Artists and Epigraphers in Egypt.
10th Sutton Ancient Egypt Society – London.
AGM, followed by Gillian Marchant: The Frog in Ancient Egypt.
10th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.
Stephanie Boonstra: Reconstructing the Early Second Millennium BCE using Scarab Amulets.
12th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.
Peter Brooks: The Incredibly Advanced Technologies of Bronze Age Egyptian Stonemasons.
17th Ancient Egypt and Middle East Society.
Two lectures by Dylan Bickerstaffe: Great Expeditions to God’s Land and Punt and Why Sinuhe Ran Away – Coups and Conspiracies at the Middle Kingdom Court.
17th Plymouth and District Egyptology Society.
AGM followed by Beverley Chapple: Tut’s Little Helpers.
17th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Local Group.
John Wyatt: The Divine Bestiary.
19th Northampton Ancient Egypt Historical Society.
Sarah Doherty: The Origins and Use of the Potter’s Wheel in Ancient Egypt.
22nd Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.
AGM and Dan Potter: Finding God in the Ramesside Period.
22nd Horus Egyptology Society.
John Johnson: John Pendlebury.
23rd Poynton Egypt Group.
24th Sussex Egyptology Society – Horsham Venue.
Philippa Faulks: Lucie Duff Gordon and the House in Luxor Temple. Plus news of the latest research on the Life of Omm Sety.
1st Plymouth and District Egyptology Society.
DAY SCHOOL. Yvonne Harpur and Paolo Scremin: Exploring the Abandoned Quarry Cemetery South of the Pyramid Causeway of Unis, the Son of Ra and the Last King of Dynasty V.
1st Wessex Ancient Egypt Society.
Lee Young: The Lure of the East – Artists and Epigraphers in Egypt.
2nd Essex Egyptology Group.
Rosalind Janssen: Textile Technology.
3rd Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society.
Jacky Finch: Beautiful Things – Understanding Ancient Egyptian Jewellery.
5th Staffordshire Egyptology Society.
Patricia Hall: The Three Faces of Cats in Ancient Egypt.
8th Egyptian Society – Taunton.
Jan Diamond: The Age of the Pyramids – the Steps to Giza.
8th Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue.
Sarah Griffiths: The Power Behind the Throne – The ‘Pooh-Bahs’ of the Middle Kingdom.
8th North East Ancient Egypt Society.
Kasia Szpakowska: Cobras, Demons and ‘Fighters’ – Demonology in Ancient Egypt.
8th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Venue.
Robert Forshaw: Medicine and Healing Practices in Ancient Egypt.
10th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.
Carolyn Routledge: New Developments for the Ancient Egypt Gallery at Bolton Museum.
10th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.
Alan Greaves: Discovering and Recreating Liverpool Museum’s Hittite Galleries.
11th Egypt Society of Bristol.
Alice Stevenson: ‘A Modest Museum’ – Histories of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.
12th West Midlands Egyptology Society.
Peter Robinson: The Landscapes of the Ancient Egyptian Afterlife.
13th Ancient World Society.
AGM, followed by Dylan Bickerstaffe, Lecture TBA.
15th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.
David Marriott: Egyptian Odyssey – Ancient Egypt in 90 Minutes.
15th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.
Linda Hulin: Being Imperial – Egypt and the Levant at Home and Abroad in the New Kingdom.
15th The ANKH.
Lee Young: Female Travelling Artists and Epigraphers in Egypt.
27th Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.
John Johnson: Tuthmosis III and the Logistics of Megiddo.
28th Poynton Egypt Group.
28-30th Knuston Hall, Northants.
Residential Course: Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt. Tutor: Victor Blunden. Contact Knuston Hall for details: Tel: 01604 362200 www.knustonhall.org.uk e-mail: enquiries @ knustonhall.org.uk
28-30th West Midlands Egyptology Society.
CONFERENCE: Looking to the Future – Engagements in Archaeology – Egypt and The Near East. Contact Society for Details.
29th Sussex Egyptology Society – Brighton Venue.
George Hart: The ‘Golden Age of Ancient Egypt – The Temples of Thebes and the Valley of the Kings.
Showing until 14th September 2016
GARSTANG MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
MEROË: AFRICA’S FORGOTTEN EMPIRE
Photos of John Garstang’s excavations at Meroë 1909-1914, together with artefacts found. Open Wednesdays 10am - 4pm.
Showing until 20th November 2016
MARIEMONT MUSEUM, BELGIUM
DIEUX, GÉNIES ET DÉMONS EN EGYPT ANCIENNE
(Gods, Genies and Demons in Ancient Egypt)
200 artifacts on loan from various European museums.
FROM STARGATE™ TO COMICS – THE EGYPTIAN GODS IN GEEK CULTURE (1975-2015)
Further details on both exhibitions:
19th May - 27th November 2016
BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON
EGYPT’S LOST WORLDS
293 artifacts from Egypt on display.
1st April - 2nd October 2016
RIJKSMUSEUM VAN OUDHEDEN, LEIDEN, NETHERLANDS
EGYPT, LAND OF IMMORTALITY
An exhibition on the remarkable rituals surrounding death and burial in ancient Egypt, and the Egyptians’ firm belief in eternal life in the hereafter.
Major Events AND COURSES
25th-29th September 2016
SOUTH ASASIF CONSERVATION PROJECT
THEBES IN THE FIRST MILLENNIUM BC.
The format of the conference will combine presentations and discussion panels with field trips to the archaeological sites related to the period, including the Kushite and Saite tombs at the South and North Asasif necropolis and Karnak.
26th November 2016.
NORTH EAST ANCIENT EGYPT SOCIETY
THE THEBAN WEST BANK TOMBS: NEW RESEARCH AND DISCOVERIES.
10.00 - 16.00 At Bamburgh House, Market St, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Members free, Non Members £10/£5 Contact Society for Details.
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