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***SPECIAL NOTICE***

Covid-19 continues to affect events planned by Egyptology societies across the UK. Where face-to-face lectures are planned, please check in advance to make sure these are still going ahead. Some societies have switched to Online lectures which are also listed here. Contact the societies directly for more details. A number of societies will not be holding lectures until January 2021 at the earliest: Full contact details can be found on the societies' page.

 

MARCH 2021

2nd Egypt Exploration Society

Okasha El Daly: The Missing Millennium – Ancient Egypt in Medieval Arabic Writings. Online. Repeated 4th Mar.

7th Essex Egyptology Group

Suzanne Onstine: The Life Cycle of Theban Tomb 16. Online.

8th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Roland Enmarch: How Beautiful are thy Buttocks! Same-sex Desire in Ancient Egypt. Online.

8th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Dawn Power: Animal-Headed Deities in the Book of Caverns. Online.

13th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Chris Elliot: The Elderly Lady’s Elephant. Venue lecture.

13th Egyptian Society Taunton

John Billman: Hidden Abydos. Online.

17th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

John Rogers: Of Kings, Courtiers and Commoners – Who Ran the Egyptian State? Online.

20th Egyptology Scotland

Eleanor Dobson: Whatever Happened to Carter’s Canary? Facts, Fictions and the Tutankhamun Excavations. Online.

20th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society

Marina Escolano-Povedo: Ancient Egyptian Science in the Graeco-Roman Period. *Only if venue open*

20th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Ian Trumble: Lecture tbc. Online.

25th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Bill Manley: The Oldest Book in the World – an Old Kingdom Guide to Modern Life. Online.

27th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Dylan Bickerstaffe, Ken Griffen and Sarah Griffiths: Queens of the New Kingdom. Online Study Day.

27th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Aidan Dodson: Ramesses III. Venue lecture.

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APRIL 2021

9th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Kathleen Sheppard: The Temple of Mut at the Luxor Hotel.

9th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Lee Young: Letters from the Desert – the Story of Amice Calverly and Myrtle Brooke.

10th Egyptian Society Taunton

Bernadette Brady: The Astronomical Ceiling of Esna – The Sun and the Moon.

10th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Anna Garnett: Flinders Petrie at Amarna and Amarna at the Petrie Museum. **Venue or online – please check**.

11th Essex Egyptology Group

Pierre Tallet: Wadi el-Jarf – A Harbour of Khufu.

12th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Lee McStein: The Curious Case of the Deir el- Bahari Casts.

13th Bristol Egypt Society of Bristol

Kim Ryholt: Lecture tbc.

14th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Mark Humphries: Christians and the Egyptian Temples at the end of Antiquity.

17th Egyptology Scotland

Joanne Backhouse: Body Art – fashion statement or status indicator.

17th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society

Chloè M. Agar: The Cult of Saints in Coptic Texts – Sinners and Pilgrims in Early Christian Egypt. **Venue lecture – please check**.

17th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Rosalie David: Egyptian Mummies And Modern Science – Research at the KNH Centre.

22nd Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Ken Griffin: The History of the Collection at the Egypt Centre, Swansea.

 

MAY 2021

4th Egypt Exploration Society

Mary Ann Marazzi: Ished Tree Scenes in Ancient Egypt.

8th Egyptian Society Taunton

Sarah Griffiths: Exploring the Conventions of 2D Tomb Art in Old Kingdom Egypt.

8th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Troy Sagrillo: The Third Intermediate Period. **Venue or online – please check**.

9th Essex Egyptology Group

Mariam Ayad: The God’s Wives of Amun.

10th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

José-Ramón Pérez-Accino: A Place Badly Concealed. Newest Research on the Royal Cache Wadi, Luxor.

10th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Lidija McKnight: Manchester and its Mummies.

12th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Students from Swansea University: Mini Presentations.

15th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society

Claudia Näsr: Provisions for the Dead – Ritual Implements, Luxury Items?

15th RAMASES – North Kent Egyptology Society

Lucia Gahlin: Purity and Order.

 

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 COURSES

 

8th - 10th April 2021

EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY

EGYPTIAN ART THROUGH THE

AGES

A ten-week course exploring surviving artistic reliefs and monuments from residential, sacred and funerary contexts with Jennifer Turner.

Online course www.ees.ac.uk

8th - 10th April 2021

DILLINGTON HOUSE, SOMERSET

ANCIENT EGYPTIAN PALACE PAINTINGS

Course studying the palaces of Amenhotep III and Akhenaten at Malkata and Amarna with Lucia Gahlin.

Residential course www.dillington.com

12th - 16th April 2021

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

COPTIC: A COURSE FOR BEGINNERS

A five-day introduction to the Coptic language and Coptic texts with Bill Manley.

Online course www.egyptology-uk.com

17th - 18th May 2021

DILLINGTON HOUSE, SOMERSET

TUTANKHAMUN: THE PHARAOH BEHIND THE TOMB

A course studying the life and achievements of the boy king with Lucia Gahlin.

Residential course www.dillington.com

21st to 25th June 2021

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

READING HIEROGLYPHIC TEXTS FROM THE PTOLEMAIC AND ROMAN PERIODS

An advanced course studying Graeco-Roman hieroglyphic texts with Campbell Price. Online.

GODS AND GODDESSES OF ANCIENT EGYPT

An introduction to the world of the ancient Egyptians through their pantheon of gods and goddesses with Lucia Gahlin. Online.

READING COPTIC: EXEMPLARY LIVES

An intermediate course building skills in reading Coptic with Bill Manley

 Online. www.egyptology-uk.com

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing to 21st March 2021

AMOS REX MUSEUM, HELSINKI  and KUMU ART MUSEUM, TALLIN

GLORIOUS EGYPT

Exhibition on display in Helsinki (Finland) and Tallin (Estonia) featuring objects from the collection of the Museo Egizio, Turin.

Amos Rex (Lasipalatsi), Mannerheimintie 22–24, 00100 Helsinki Kumu Art Museum, Weizenbergi 34/Valge 1, 10127 Tallinn

www.amosrex.fi    www.kumu.ekm.ee

 

Extended to 6th June 2021

NATIONAL MUSEUM, PRAGUE

KINGS OF THE SUN

An international exhibition documenting Old Kingdom discoveries at Abusir, with objects from Cairo, Berlin, Leipzig, Hildesheim and more.

Museum Complex of the National Museum, Václavské náměstí 68, Praha 1

www.nm.cz/en

 

Showing to 11th July 2021

NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART

GOLDEN MUMMIES OF EGYPT

Manchester Museum’s touring exhibition examining life for the wealthy in multicultural Roman Egypt.

2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

www.ncartmuseum.org

 

 

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