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JUNE 2016

 

1st Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

Roger Forshaw: The Saite Revival – Resurgence of the Power of Egypt.

4th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Venue.

SPECIAL TICKETED EVENT. David Rohl: Exodus – Myth or History? and In the Footsteps of Moses – An Expedition into Sinai to Retrace the Israelite Wanderings. Contact Society for details.

4th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

Lucia Gahlin: The Iconography and Ideology of Nefertiti and the Amarna Royal Women.

4th Wessex Ancient Egypt Society.

Judy Hall: Divination in the Alexander Romance.

5th Essex Egyptology Group.

Campbell Price: Seeking Senenmut – Statues, Status and Scandal.

8th West Midlands Egyptology Society.

Lee Young: We owe them so much – Artists and Epigraphers in Egypt.

10th Egypt Exploration Society.

Access Archive Afternoon. Free Lunchtime Lecture by Alix Robinson: Distributing Egypt –The EES and International Collections. 13:00-13:30. Open Archive Session (drop-in)13:30-14:30.

10th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

Roland Enmach: Northern Gold-mansion of the Hare Nome – New Discoveries of Texts in Hatnub Quarry.

11th Bloomsbury Summer School, London.

STUDY DAY. Unique Discoveries and New Ideas – Exciting Times at Hierakonpolis. Contact Society for Details.

11th Egypt Exploration Society. LONDON SEMINAR: Anna Garnett and Sarah Doherty: Pots, Processes and People – An Introduction to Ceramic Manufacture in Ancient Egypt and Sudan. Contact Society for details

11th Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue.

David Rohl: Exodus – Myth or History?

13th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

David Rohl: Exodus – Myth or History?

13th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Steve Cross: Pyramids, Temples and Sun Worship in Ancient Egypt.

14th Egypt Society of Bristol.

David Rohl: Exodus – Myth or History?

15th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea.

Chris Elliott: Egypt in England.

18th Essex Egyptology Group.

STUDY DAY. Christina Riggs and Sarah

Doherty: Egyptian Art.

Contact Society for Details.

18th MANCENT Egyptology Study Day. Manchester.

Sarah Griffiths: Last of the Pharaohs – Incest, Intrigue and Bloodshed under the Ptolemies and Cleopatras. 10:30am-4:30pm. Bookings and further details from: www.mancent.org.uk

18th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

Glenn Worthington: Piercing the Sky – The Obelisks of Egypt.

23rd Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.

Anna Garnett: Amarna Blue – Blue-painted Pottery in Ancient Egypt.

24th Poynton Egypt Group.

Claire Ollett: Everywhere the Glint of Gold.

25th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Venue.

John J. Johnson: Seth, Lord of Chaos, Defender of Re – The Chequered Career of a Deity.

25th Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical Society.

SATURDAY DAYSCHOOL. Aidan Dodson: The Third Intermediate Period.

25th Sussex Egyptology Society – Horsham Venue.

Susanne Bickel: The Valley of the Kings Project.

 

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JULY 2016

 

2nd Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue.

Two Lectures. Nigel Strudwick: The Tomb of Senneferi, Pharaoh’s Chancellor (TT99) and Tomb Robbery in Ancient Thebes – Evidence for the Indiana Joneses of the Past.

3rd Essex Egyptology Group.

Lee Young: Howard Carter – An Alternative View of the Man Through his Art.

4th-8th Bloomsbury Summer School, London

Bill Manley: Coptic for Beginners.

4th-8th Bloomsbury Summer School, London

Garry Shaw: Born of Ra – The World of Ramesside Egypt.

6th Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

John J. Johnson: Seth, Lord of Chaos, Defender of Re – The Chequered Career of a Deity.

9th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society.

Ana Tavares: Living in a Liminal Zone at Giza – The Pyramid Builders’ Settlement at Heit El-Ghurab and The Priests’ ‘Town’ of Queen Khentkawes.

9th Egypt Exploration Society.

LONDON CONFERENCE. Current British Archaeology in Egypt 2016. See Major Events.

11th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Penny Wilson: Delta Myths and Legends.

11-15th Bloomsbury Summer School, London.

Bill Manley and José R. Perez-Accino: Hieroglyphs for Beginners.

11-15th Bloomsbury Summer School, London

Bill Manley and José R. Perez-Accino: Reading Hieroglyphs - Warrior Pharaohs.

16th North East Ancient Egypt Society.

Glen Godenho: “Created for those who have been living on the desert like jackals” Nebre and ‘his’ Libyan Fortress.

16th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Local Group.

Tessa Baber: The ‘Mummy Pits’ of Ancient Egypt – The Long-Kept Secret of Early Travellers.

16th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

STUDY DAY: The Temples of Thebes.Speaker: Aidan Dodson. Contact Society for Details.

6th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

STUDY DAY with Barry Kemp: Puzzles at Amarna. See Major Events.

18th-22nd Bloomsbury Summer School, London.

José R. Perez-Accino: Behind the Mask – Characters from Ancient Egyptian History and Fiction.

18th-22nd Bloomsbury Summer School, London.

Joanne Rowland: Prehistoric Egypt – From the Earliest Mobile Groups to the First Complex Societies.

25th-29th Bloomsbury Summer School, London.

Campbell Price: Understanding Ancient Egyptian Art.

28th Horus Egyptology Society.

Speaker: Joann Fletcher. Lecture TBA.

30th Sussex Egyptology Society – Brighton Venue.

Sarah Doherty: Gebel el-Silsila – Uncovering the Cradle of Egypt’s Sandstone Temples.

 

AUGUST 2106

 

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.

13th Sussex Egyptology Society – Worthing Venue.

Speaker: Vivian Davies. Lecture: TBA

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing until 18th June 2016.

MUSEUM OF WIGAN LIFE

ANCIENT EGYPT REDISCOVERED

Library St., Wigan. For information Tel: 01942 828 128

Email: wiganmuseum @wigan.gov.uk

 

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.

AND

FROM STARGATE™ TO COMICS – THE EGYPTIAN GODS IN GEEK CULTURE (1975-2015)

Further details on both exhibitions:

http://www.musee-mariemont.be/index.php?id=985

 

19th May - 27th November 2016

BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON

SUNKEN CITIES:

EGYPT’S LOST WORLDS

293 artifacts from Egypt on display.

www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/sunken_cities.aspx

 

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.

www.rmo.nl/english/exhibitions/egypt,-land-of-immortality

 

Major Events AND COURSES

 

9th -10th July 2016

EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY

LONDON CONFERENCE

CURRENT BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY IN EGYPT 2016

www.ees.ac.uk/events/index/417.html .

Tickets available via: http://ees.ac.uk/events/Booking.html

 

16th July, 2016,

THAMES VALLEY ANCIENT EGYPT SOCIETY

STUDY DAY

PUZZLES AT AMARNA: DISCARDING THE IDEA OF AMARNA RELIGION; STUNTED LIVES, AND NEFERTITI’S FATE

Speaker: Barry Kemp.

At Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, Reading. Fee: £30. Contact: www.tvaes.org.uk

 

11th - 13th July 2016

ST. MICHAEL’S COLLEGE, CARDIFF

CONFERENCE

BODILY FLUIDS IN GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITY

To include a paper by Rosalind Janssen on Menstruation in Ancient Egypt. Info:

LeonardVA1 @ cardiff.ac.uk

TotelinLM @ cardiff.ac.uk

 

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