Category Archives: University College of London – UCL

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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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‘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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‘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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‘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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Ritual And Festival: Life in an Ancient Egyptian Temple – Lucia Gahlin UCL

This was clearly, an auspicious day to spend with Lucia Gahlin at Dillington House, for a lecture on the ‘Ritual and Festival:  Life in an Ancient Egyptian Temple’ – and as always where Lucia is concerned, it was just great! With … Continue reading

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