Category Archives: University College of London – UCL

University College of London

Art for the Afterlife: Tomb Paintings in the British Museum by Lucia Gahlin

This meeting was held in Exeter at the Devon Archaeological Society, where once again, Lucia has delivered an excellent lecture.   For this talk, Lucia talked about art for the afterlife – focusing on tomb paintings now in the British Museum. … 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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‘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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