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ASTENE:

SEPTEMBER 2018: Upcoming study day in Bath on Western Perceptions of Ancient Egypt organised by the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East.

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For more information please click Astene Western Perceptions

North East Ancient Egypt Society 2018 events:

Saturday 20th January – 2:00 – 4:00

Newcastle – Commercial Union House, Pilgrim Street, NE1 6RQ

Claus Jurman  –  Birmingham University 

Amasis, a true philhellene?

Reconsidering evidence from Memphis.

Claus will discuss an unpublished terracotta statue from Memphis in archaic Greek style with a cartouche of Amasis of Dynasty 26.  It raises questions about Amasis’ connections with Greece and reputation as a ‘philhellene’.  Claus is an expert on Late Period Egypt and will present some of his recent research.

Saturday 17th March – 2:00 – 5:00 

Durham – Elvet Hill House, Oriental Museum, DH1 3TH

HALF STUDY DAY

Aurochs at Qurta and Vultures at El Kab.

We are very proud and pleased to have talks from two scholars at the Royal Museums of Art and History in Brussels.  They will be talking about recent work at El Kab and the spectacular discoveries at Qurta.

Dr Dirk Huyge: Late Palaeolithic Rock-Art at Qurta in Egypt.

Dr Wouter Claes: The Old Kingdom Settlement at El-Kab: recent excavation and fieldwork.

The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield 2018 events:

February 2018: Don Ryan 2018

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