Category Archives: Universities

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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‘Deir el-Medina: Boys Behaving Badly’ – Rosalind Janssen, UCL

Rosalind Janssen is known to be a bit of an expert on Deir el-Medina (the ancient name ‘Set Maat’ – translates as ‘The Place of Truth’) and this was a talk with a difference. Deir el-Medina was the workers village; home … Continue reading

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Mythologising of a Pharaoh: Akhenaten, Deformed or Divine? Lucian Gahlin – UCL

Yet again, I have enjoyed another of Lucia Gahlin‘s excellent lectures at Dillington House. Having already written my own lecture on this enigmatic and fascinating pharaoh:  “Akhenaten – The ‘Heretic’ King”;  I was really interested to hear what Lucia had to … Continue reading

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Dreams in Ancient Egypt – Lucia Gahlin

I have just enjoyed another ‘dreamy’ day with Lucia Gahlin at Dillington House – always a winner. For this talk, Lucia investigated the significance of dreams in Ancient Egypt; what they meant, how they were understood and what a bad, … 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 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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‘Nefertiti – Ancient Egypt’s Most Intriguing Queen’ – Lucia Gahlin

Once again, I have lucky to attend another of Lucia’s talks – this one on the beautiful, 18th Dynasty, Queen Nefertiti. Lucia brought a new slant and new information to the subject of this enigmatic queen. The talk covered much: the … Continue reading

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