Category Archives: University of Oxford

Obelisks in the Eternal City: From Egypt to Italy – by Luigi Prada, Oxford University

This was a very interesting talk – a different take on the ‘pointed’ subject of obelisks – presented by the very engaging Luigi Prada from Oxford University.  Luigi had spoken to the Egyptian Society, Taunton before, and he is a … Continue reading

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Not Only With The Dead: Banqueting in Ancient Egypt – by Prof. John Baines, Oxford

Today, I had the honour of sitting at an offering table at the Egyptian Society Taunton, for a delicious intellectual feast served up with style and aplomb by  John Baines – Professor Emeritus, Egyptology; Fellow – Queen’s College, Oxford. His talk about … Continue reading

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