Wednesday, May 28, 2008

ESB News Update May 2008

The Egypt Society of Bristol News Update (in PDF Format)

The ESB generously share their newsletter with visitors to their site. Although much of the newsletter is concerned with membership issues, there are a number of good lecture summaries which may be of interest to non-members:

  • The Politics of Placement - The Development of the New Kingdom Theban Necropolis, by Dr JJ Shirley (University of Wales, Swansea)
  • Viscount Castlereagh in Egypt and the Levant 1841-2, by John Ruffle (lately of the Oriental Museum, University of Durham)
  • Just Who Was Tutankhamun? by Dr Aidan Dodson (Chairman of ESB)
  • The Pyramid of Ahmose I at Abydos, by Dr Stephen P Harvey (Stony Brook University, USA)
  • The Secret Lives of the Ancient Egyptians - Love, Laughter, Fear and Hieroglyphs, by Angela McDonald, University of Glasgow

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