Category Archives: Egypt Society of Bristol

Kushite Kings on the Upper Nile: Pyramids, Royal Statues and a Temple to Amun – Dr Julie Anderson

This was a really interesting lecture on behalf of The Egypt Society of Bristol, and given by Dr Julie Anderson who has been working in ancient Nubia (modern-day Sudan) for around 20 years.  She gave a detailed and fascinating first-hand account of … Continue reading

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The Third Intermediate Period – Dr. Aidan Dodson, Bristol University

This lecture was held in Exeter, in conjunction with DAS Exeter, and it was well worth the trip.  For this lecture, Dr. Aidan Dodson talked on the complex and somewhat confusing period between the end of the New Kingdom and the … Continue reading

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Ancient Egyptian Demons – by Dr Kasia Szpakowska, Swansea University

This evening’s lecture, at the Egyptian Society Bristol,  on Ancient Egyptian Demonology, was bestowed by The Great Goddess of  Swansea University – Dr Kasia Szpakowska. Portentously, troublesome demons appeared to be present, as Kasia was mightily cursed by ‘IT’ – the demon God of  Tekh-ne-kahl rituals. However, as … Continue reading

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Going Forth by Night: The Mummy in Literature and Film – by John J. Johnston, UCL.

This evening, I entered the lecture theater at Bristol University, and just as his name might suggest – John J Johnson – made an entry to be proud of – all theatrically dressed in very smart black suit – waistcoat, tails, … Continue reading

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Sounds Familiar: Kinships and Social Relations in the First Intermediate Period – Leire Olabarria, Oxford

Leire Olabarria – spoke at the Egyptian Society at Bristol University on kinship and social relationship during the First Intermediate Period.  Leira displayed hieroglyphics, symbols and records of relationships during this time in ancient Egypt, from which today’s Egyptologists build their knowledge of the period.  Discussing the … Continue reading

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