Category Archives: Universities

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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Reflections on Queen Tiye – Dr. Robert Morkot, University of Exeter

Dr Robert Morkot came up from Exeter to talk to us about Queen Tiye – and it was a really good and informative lecture. Amenhotep III’s Great Royal Wife is one of the most prominent of Egyptian Queens; and Robert … Continue reading

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‘Ancient Egypt: New Stories’ – Prof. Joann Fletcher: Hosted by Taunton Literary Festival and the Egyptian Society Taunton

Today we had the most fabulous day!  Joann Fletcher – as seen recently on BBC 2’s series ‘Immortal Egypt’ – came to talk in Taunton as part of the Taunton Literacy Festival; co-hosted by the Egyptian Society Taunton.  It was … Continue reading

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Writings from Ancient Egypt by Dr. Toby Wilkinson – Cambridge University

Well, I have just had such a treat – a lecture given by one of my favourite writers and Egyptologists – Dr. Toby Wilkinson. Toby began by explaining that we usually silently read the writings and texts of ancient Egypt, … 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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The Senenmut Ceiling by Dr. Bernadette Brady

Following on from the last month’s  great lecture on Senenmut, Dr Bernadette Brady of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David came to talk at the Egyptian Society Taunton about the wonderful and beautiful Senenmut Ceiling. Bernadette began by reminding us … 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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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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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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