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AUGUST 2018

4th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Main, Nottingham Venue

Susanne Woodhouse: From Fragments to a Tomb – rediscovering Tanetis, the musician of Nekhbet in Elkab.

5th Essex Egyptology Group

Taneash Sidpura: Flies, Lions and Oysters – Military Awards or Tea for Two?

13h Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Roland Enmarch: The Book of the Hidden Chamber – an Ancient Egyptian Guide to Whatis- in-the-Underworld (Amduat).

18th Sussex Egyptology Society, Horsham Venue

Cedric Gobeil: Embodying the divine. A female tattooed mummy from Deir el-Medina.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2018

2nd Essex Egyptology Group

Paul Collins: Egypt’s Origins – The View from Mesopotamia and Iran.

5th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Ellie Dobson: Egyptology and Mysticism – A Hieroglyphic History.

5th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Joanne Backhouse: Till Death do us Part – Female Afterlife in Ancient Egypt.

10th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Robert Morkot: Gebel Barkal, the Holy Mountain of Napata.

15th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Chesterfield Local Group

Half Study Day. Lee Young: Howard Carter and the Lure of the East.

20th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Campbell Price: A Saite ‘admiral’ in Manchester Museum and AGM.

27th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Michael Eastwood: The Tomb of Kha and Merit.

29th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Paul Collins: Egypt’s Origins – The View from Mesopotamia and Iran and Telling Stories in the New Basrah Museum. Double Lecture.

29th Manchester Continuing Education Network

Study Day. Sarah Griffiths, Birgitta Hoffman, Michael Tunnicliffe, Joanne Backhouse: “Look on my works, ye mighty and despair” – Depictions of the Kings in Ancient History.

 

octoBER 2018

1st Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society

Sarah Griffiths: After Alexander – the Rise of the House of Ptolemy.

3rd Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Trish Hall: Walk Like an Egyptian – The Music of Ancient Egypt.

7th Essex Egyptology Group

Gersande Eschenbrenner-Dieme: Exploring Egypt Through Woodcraft.

8th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Lee Young: The Lure of the East – Artists and Epigraphers in Egypt.

8th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Nickianne Moody: Role Models for Girls – The Egyptian Priestess in Girls’ Comics of the 1970’s.

9th Egypt Society of Bristol

Carolyn Graves-Brown: Wonderful Things From Swansea’s Egypt Centre.

13th Egyptian Society Taunton

Robert Morkot: Abu Simbel.

13th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Manuela Lehman: Living Abroad – Small Finds and the Ramesside Town at Amara West.

13th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Helen Strudwick: New Light on the Coffins of Nespawershefyt.

13tht The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Main, Chesterfield Venue

Lidija McKnight: Lecture tbc.

20th Manchester Continuing Education Network

Sarah Griffiths & Birgitta Hoffman: When Empires Collide – Egypt vs Rome.

20th Sussex Egyptology Society Worthing Venue

Kathryn Piquette: A research update on the Narmer and other Ceremonial Palettes.

24th The ANKH

Julia Hamilton: Veneration, Names and Naming Rituals in Ancient Egypt.

25th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Roger Forshaw: Meresamun, A Temple Singer from Ancient Egypt.

 

novemBER 2018

4th Essex Egyptology Group

Margaret Mountford: An Introduction to Papyrology.

5th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Alan Hayward: How Macclesfield got its Ancient Egypt Collection.

5th Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society

Campbell Price: Golden Mummies at Hawara.

7th Staffordshire Egyptology Society

Joyce Tyldesley: Nefertiti’s Face – The Creation of an Icon.

10th Egyptian Society Taunton

Chris Naunton: Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt.

10th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Alex Loktionov: To Hear, or to Divide Words? The Changing Face of Egyptian Justice, 2700- 1700 BCE.

10th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Chesterfield Local Group

Renee Friedman and Vivian Davies: Excavations at Nekhen and el-Kab. Half Study Day.

12th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Judith Corbelli: Death in Graeco-Roman Egypt, 1 – The Tombs.

17th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Paul Nicholson: Views of an Antique Land – Egypt and Palestine in WWI and Animal Mummies. Double Lecture.

20th Egypt Society of Bristol

Anna Garnett: Recent Work at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.

22nd Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Joanne Backhouse: Doodles, Debris or Dedications – Figured Ostraca from Deir el- Medina.

24th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Penny Wilson, Sarah Griffiths and Campbell Price: Temples, Cults and Rituals. Study Day.

24th Sussex Egyptology Society Horsham Venue

Toby Wilkinson: Aristocrats and Archaeologists – An Edwardian Journey on the Nile.

 

 

 Major Events AND COURSES

 

7th-9th September 2018

THE EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER KNH CENTRE

FOURTH BRITISH EGYPTOLOGY CONGRESS (BEC4)

A platform for researchers to present their ongoing projects and discoveries to a

broad audience of peers and the general public.

The Congress is being co-organised by the University of Manchester KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology, Manchester Museum, ANCIENT EGYPT Magazine, and Manchester Ancient Egypt Society in partnership with the Egypt Exploration Society.

University of Manchester, Hulme Hall, Oxford Place, Manchester, M14 5RR

www.ees.ac.uk/Event/BEC

 

17th November 2018

MANCHESTER ANCIENT EGYPT SOCIETY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER KNH CENTRE

STUDY DAY WITH RAYMOND JOHNSON & JAY HEIDEL

SECRETS OF THE STONES: CURRENT EPIGRAPHIC SURVEYS AND EXCAVATIONS AT THEBES AND ANTINOOPOLIS

Three lectures.

Raymond Johnson: The Epigraphic Survey of Medinet Habu, Luxor Temple and Private Theban Tombs; Reassembling Amarna Talatat Blocks.

Jay Heidel: Current Excavations at  Antinoopolis.

University of Manchester.

www.maesweb.org.uk/study-days/

 

17-18th November 2018

THE WEST MIDLANDS EGYPTOLOGY SOCIETY

CONFERENCE

ASWAN TO ALEXANDRIA – TRAVEL AND EXPLORATION IN EGYPT FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE MODERN DAY

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham.

www.wmegyptology.wordpress.com/conferences

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing until 11th November 2018

OUD SINT-JAN EXHIBITION CENTRE, BRUGES, BELGIUM

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 Exhibition Centre Bruges, Mariastraat 38 , 8000 Brugge.

www.xpo-center-bruges.be

 

10th March - 4th November 2018

LYME PARK, STOCKPORT

GIFTS FOR THE GODS: ANIMAL MUMMIES REVEALED

The touring exhibition of some ancient Egyptian animal mummies from the Manchester Museum, opens at Lyme Park in Cheshire.

Disley, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 2NX

www.bit.ly/LymeAnimalMummies

 

24th March - early January 2019

LOS ANGELES, USA

KING TUT: THE TREASURES OF THE GOLDEN PHARAOH

A ten-city touring exhibition to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, featuring more than 150 artefacts, the largest assembly of objects from the tomb ever on public display outside of Egypt..

www.kingtutexhibition.com

 

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