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JUNE 2014

1st Essex Egyptology Group.

David Falk: Beyond Indiana Jones – The Ark of the Covenant and Egyptian Ritual Processional Furniture.

2nd THEBES – Blackburn.

Glenn Godenho: Egypt’s So-called First Intermediate Period and the Tomb of Ankhtifi.

3rd Egypt Society of Bristol.

Neal Spencer: Living in Egyptian Nubia – New Insights from the New Kingdom Town and Cemeteries at Amara West.

4th Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

Campbell Price: CT-Scanning Mummies.

6th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

Keynote Lecture for the ‘Festival of Pots’ followed by ‘Friends Party’.

7th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

10.00am - 4.00pm Petrie ‘Festival of Pots’. Contact Society for details.

7th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Venue.

Lee Young: Images from the Archives. Two Lady Artists – Annie Pirie (Quibell) and Rosalind Paget.

7th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

Jo Marchant: The Trials and Tribulations of Tutankhamun’s Mummy.

9th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

Victor Blunden: Thutmose III – Egypt’s Warrior King.

9th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Jan Picton: Behind the Scenes at the Petrie Museum – Finding a Balance Between Conservation, Communication and Public Access.

11th ANKH.

Aida Nifosi: Lecture TBA.

14th Missenden Abbey.

HISTORY COURSE: Humour in Ancient Egypt. Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire.

Speaker: Lucia Gahlin. Contact: Tel: 01296 383582 www.missendenabbey-al.co.uk/arca

18th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea.

Tony Leahy: Brief Lives in Ancient Egypt.

20th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

Christopher Naunton: How Petrie and the EES Told Their Stories to the World (and why this is important now).

21st RAMASES

Aidan Dodson: Ay and Horemheb.

21st Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

John Taylor: Women as Osiris, Women as Hathor – the Evolving Status of the Female in the Funerary World of Ancient Egypt.

26th Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.

Dylan Bikerstaffe: The Royal Cache Tomb (DB320) Revisited.

27th Poynton Egypt Group.

Jeanne Whitehurst: My View of Karnak Temple.

28th Sussex Egyptology Society – Worthing Venue.

Lucia Gahlin: ‘The Beautiful Moment’ – Ancient Egyptian Creation Mythology.

 

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JULY 2014

2nd Dillington House, Somerset.

STUDY DAY: Amenhotep III – Egypt’s Sun King. Speaker: Lucia Gahlin. Contact: Dillington House for details. Tel: 01460 258 648. www.dillington.co.uk

2nd Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

Glenn Godenho: The First Intermediate Tomb of Ankhtifi at Mo’alla.

5th Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue.

Neal Spencer and Michaela Binder: A Pharaonic Town in Nubia – Aspects of Life in Amara West.

6th Essex Egyptology Group.

Clive Bonham-Carter: Amelia Edwards – The Artiste.

12th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Library.

STUDY DAY. See Major Events.

14th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Jacky Finch: An Interesting Group of Roman Mummies - Reassessing the Evidence

18th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

AGM & Summer Reception

19th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

SUMMER LECTURE & STUDY DAY: Rediscovering the Giza Tombs. See Major Events.

19th North East Ancient Egypt Society.

2.00-4.00. Durham, Elvet Hill House, Oriental Museum. Olive Hogg: The Hekanakhte Letters.

19th RAMASES.

Carol Andrews: Pets or Power - Animals in Ancient Egypt.

19th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

STUDY DAY. See Major Events.

23-24th HOLT FESTIVAL, Norfolk.

See Major Events.

26th Egypt Exploration Society.

STUDY DAY. See Major Events

26th Sussex Egyptology Society – Horsham Venue.

Speaker: Barry Kemp. Lecture TBA.

28-29th British Museum.

The Sackler Lecture in conjunction with the BM Colloquium. See Major Events.

31st Horus Egyptology Society.

Joanne Fletcher and Stephen Buckley. Lecture TBA.

 

AUGUST 2014

1st-3rd Higham Hall, Cumbria.

RESIDENTIAL COURSE: Great Discoveries in Egyptology. Tutor: Victor Blunden. Contact Hall for details: www.highamhall.com e-mail: admin@highamhall.com Tel: 017687 76276

9th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Nottingham Venue.

Aidan Dodson: Royal Burials of Tanis.

11th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Dorothy Downes: Seth – A Necessary Evil?

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing until 30th November 2014

BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON

ANCIENT LIVES, NEW DISCOVERIES

This exhibition will bring you closer to eight individuals from ancient Egypt and Sudan whose bodies have been preserved, either naturally or by embalming. Using the latest technology, the exhibition will unlock hidden secrets to build up a picture of their lives in the Nile Valley over a remarkable 4,000 years – from the Pre-dynastic Period to the Christian era.  www.britishmuseum.org/ancientlives

 

 24th July – 2nd November 2014

THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, OXFORD

DISCOVERING TUTANKHAMUN

The Ashmolean summer exhibition. The story of one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th Century: the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun, told through objects from ancient Egypt’s Amarna Period with material from the archives of Oxford’s Griffith Institute, celebrating its 75th year.

 

Major Events AND COURSES

 

28th June 2014

THE EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY LEICESTER STUDY DAY

EGYPTIAN MUMMIES: A HISTORY UNWRAPPED

Speakers: Laura Hadland, Stephanie Boonstra, Gabriel Moshenska, John J. Johnston, Porin Scukanec Reznicek and Marie Vandenbeusch.

Contact Society for details/tickets http://www.ees.ac.uk/events/index.html

12th July 2014

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF ANCIENT EGYPT Chesterfield Library STUDY DAY

PEELING BACK THE SHADOWS: THE HOME OF THE ATEN AND A PHARAOH RETURNS TO THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS

Speakers: Barry Kemp and Chris Naunton. Tickets: £7.00.

For further information and to reserve tickets: tel: 01246 471556 or 0114 258 1856

email: ssaelocal@gmail.com

 

19th July 2014

THE PETRIE MUSEUM, UCL

PETRIE SUMMER LECTURE AND STUDY DAY

REDISCOVERING THE GIZA TOMB: REPORTS ON THE FIELDWORK OF THE RUSSIAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL MISSION AT GIZA.

Speakers: Eleonora Kormysheva and Maksim Lebenev.

Contact Society for details/tickets.

 

19th July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON ANCIENT EGYPT SOCIETY

Oasis Academy, Lord’s Hill STUDY DAY

CITY OF AKHENATEN AND NEFERTITI: AMARNA AND ITS PEOPLE

Speaker: Barry Kemp. Contact Society for details and to book. www.SouthamptonAncientEgyptSociety.co.uk

23rd July 2014 HOLT FESTIVAL, Norfolk

Free introductory Egyptology lecture. – Book launch for the Ashmolean Museum’s Howard Carter exhibition catalogue.

An Exhibition of ‘Rarely Seen Works of Art’ by artists inspired by their encounter with ancient Egypt

For full details of the Festival Programme visit: www.holtfestival.org

 

24th July 2014

HOLT FESTIVAL, Norfolk

STUDY DAY

HOMAGE TO HOWARD CARTER: ARTIST AND ARCHAEOLOGIST

Speakers: Lee Young and John Wyatt.

Ticketed event. www.holtfestival.org

 

26th July 2014

THE EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY

LONDON STUDY DAY

ANCIENT ANIMALS: MUMMIES AND MYSTERIES

The Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS.

Speakers: Salima Ikram, Joanne Rowland, Dieter Kessler and Susan Davies.

Contact Society for details/tickets.

 

28th - 29th July 2014

THE BRITISH MUSEUM COLLOQUIUM

ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COFFINS: CRAFT TRADITIONS AND FUNCTIONALITY

For details, access the relevant part of the BM calendar of events at: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx

 

6th September 2014

ANCIENT WORLD TOURS 2014 ANCIENT WORLD CONFERENCE

St Wilfred’s Hall, The Oratory, Brompton Road, London SW7 2R

For details, see: www.ancient.co.uk

 

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