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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

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MARCH 2017

1st Staffordshire Egyptology Society

John Wyatt: Mammals of Ancient Egypt.

4th Plymouth and District Egyptology Society

Bernadette Brady: Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Astronomy.

4th Wessex Ancient Egypt Society

Jackie Campbell: Pharmacy of the Pharaohs.

5th Essex Egyptology Group

Roland Enmarch: New texts from ancient Egypt: revisiting the Egyptian alabaster quarries at Hatnub.

6th Thebes – The Blackburn Egyptology Society

Colin Reader: Saqqara.

8th West Midlands Egyptology Society

Janet McWilliam: The Sea Peoples Inscriptions at Medinet Habu.

11th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Margaret Beaumont: Battering rams to muon scans – changing motives and methods in Egyptology and “He shall burn in the fires of Sekhmet” – curses, punishments and threat formulae in ancient Egypt.

11th The Egyptian Society, Taunton

Rosalind Janssen: Deir el-Medina.

11th Egyptology Scotland, Glasgow Venue

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

11th Sutton Ancient Egypt Society

Tess Baber: Mummy Pits in Ancient Egypt.

11th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Venue

Sarah Griffiths: Ptolemies Study Day – After Alexander and Ptolemaic Girl Power.

13th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Nicky Nielsen: The City of the Snake Goddess – Liverpool at Tell Nabasha/Imet.

13th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Dyan Hilton: Ancient Glass.

18th Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society

Bob Loynes: The Mummy – Ancient Craft, Modern Science.

18th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Sarah Griffiths: Mentuhotep II and the Reunification of Egypt.

18th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Paul Nicholson: The Sacred Animal Necropolis at North Saqqara.

18th Sussex Egyptology Society – Worthing Venue

Faried Adrom: lecture tbc.

22nd Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Tess Baber: Mummy Pits in Ancient Egypt – The Long-Kept Secret of Early Travellers.

23rd Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

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

24th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Marie Vandenbeusch: The Donkey in Ancient Egyptian Religion.

24th Poynton Egypt Group

Joanne Backhouse: Body Art in Ancient Egypt – Fashion Statement or Status Indicator? Plus AGM.

25th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Nigel Strudwick: Egyptian Decrees, Biographies, Accounts and Formulae in the Age of the Pyramids – A Look at the People of the Old Kingdom through the Written Word.

28th Egypt Society of Bristol

Hana Navratilova: The Riddles of the Walls – Graffitti from Ancient Egypt.

30th Horus Egyptology Society

Peter Robinson: The Landscapes of the Egyptian Afterlife.

No March Meeting:

Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical

Society

The Society for the Study of Ancient

Egypt – Nottingham Venue

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

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

 

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/

 

17th February 2017

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM.

4TH ANNUAL BIRMINGHAM EGYPTOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

DIGGING INTO ANCIENT EGYPT

Registration: www.birminghamegyptology.co.uk

 

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