Category Archives: The Kemet Klub

Egyptian Hieroglyphs – Maiken Mosleth King, Bristol University

I have just undertaken and completed the above course, and how very challenging it proved to be!  Maiken put together a great course, and even though a complete novice in the subject, I enjoyed it, learned and lot; and above all, … Continue reading

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Egypt in the Wider World – Dr. Aidan Dodson of Bristol University

What a treat of a day this was!  We learn of life within ancient Egypt, we learn of events outside of the land of Egypt itself – for example trading, expeditions and wars – all from the Egyptian point of … Continue reading

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In the Age of the Pyramids: Egypt during the Old Kingdom with Lucia Gahlin

Following directly on from Lucia Gahlin’s previous course ‘Macro to Micro’ in this 6 lecture course we were taken through life ‘In the Age of the Pyramids: Egypt during the Old Kingdom’. Lucia broke this course into: Settlement Archaeology – … Continue reading

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Macro to Micro: from Ancient Egyptian Society to the Amulets of Daily Life with Lucia Gahlin

Once again, Lucia Gahlin, in conjunction with the Kemet Klub, delivered a great course.  This one looked into the detail of life in ancient Egypt – by breaking the lectures into Four Topics: Community, Settlement, House, Amulets – and very interesting … Continue reading

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Hatshepsut –  A trio of Lectures on Egypt’s ‘Female King’ – Lucia Gahlin, Dr. Aidan Dodson and Dr. Bernadette Brady

What a fantastic day this day was;  arranged by Bristol’s Kemet Klub, we were lucky to have three experts to talk to us. Lucia Gahlin began the day by giving an excellent talk on Hatsheptsut herself; her coming to the … Continue reading

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‘Ancient Egypt: A History in Biography’ with Dr Aidan Dodson of Bristol University and the Kemet Klub, Bristol.

We are so lucky to have Aidan Dodson living and working in our area and therefore, available to talk to us; and this was another interesting, informative and enjoyable day –  arranged by Ali and the Kemet Klub in Bristol. … Continue reading

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‘The Pharaoh in Ancient Egypt’  – Lucia Gahlin  of UCL and the Kemet Klub, Bristol

During the most enjoyable four weeks of ‘ The Pharaoh in Ancient Egypt’ we covered so much:  from the young princes and Pharoahs-to-be and their life in the palaces:  their education and training, their hunting, play and playmates, and even their wet-nurses. … Continue reading

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Treasure of the Pharaohs; Ancient Egyptian Jewellery – Lucia Gahlin UCL

We at the Kemet Klub have just finished another pearl of a course presented by the sparkling Lucia on the dazzling glories of ‘Ancient Egyptian Jewellery’. Lucia started with early jewellery making in ancient Egypt – revealing how very skilled were the … Continue reading

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Introducing Egyptian Astronomy – Dr Bernadette Brady

In her clear, relaxed and easy manner,  Dr Bernadette Brady delivered the last of the five Seminars of this entirely fascinating course! In the first lecture we were introduced to:   The Egyptian view of the sky  – their mythology, theology … Continue reading

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Saqqara – Egypt’s Most Important Ancient Necropolis – Lucia Gahlin, UCL

We at the Kemet Club have just finished Lucia’s great course on the amazing Royal Necropolis of Saqqara. When I lived in Egypt, I visited this site countless times – and as a result, I knew it well. However, as always, … Continue reading

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