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The Friends hold lectures, special events and social occasions throughout the year.

PROGRAMME 2017-18

ESCORTED TRIPS

Trip details will appear here


Hands-on object seminars (members only)

View seminar programme or download ballot application form


LECTURES (non-members welcome) and SPECIAL EVENTS

Download the Friends’ lecture and event list here

Download a list of public events run by Petrie Museum staff here


Friday 29th September 2017 at 18.30
Gersande Eschenbrenner-Diemer, Knowing private Egypt through woodcraft: the TRACER Project, first results and perspectives from the Petrie Museum collection
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 13th October 2017 at 18.30
John Wyatt, Bird hieroglyphs from an ornithologist’s viewpoint
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Day TBC November 2017 at 18.30
Private visit to the Palestine Exploration Fund. See mailing cover letter
Friday 10th November 2017 at 18.30
Bernadette Brady, Exploring the astronomical ceiling of Senenmut
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Monday 27th November 2017
Book auction in the Petrie Museum, viewing from 17:15, auction starts 18:00
More details here, email bids possible from end of October
Friday 1st December 2017 at 18.30
Valentina Gasperini and Hannah Pethen, From Fayum to Bahriya: desert roads and donkeys
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Saturday 2nd December 2017, Study Day jointly with the EES
Cédric Gobeil and Anne-Claire Salmas, Deir el-Medina: news from the field and beyond
Ticketed. Details and booking form here
Friday 12th January 2018 at 18.30
Ben Pennington, The landscape evolution of the Nile Delta 5500-2500BC – links with the emergence of the Egyptian state
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 9th February 2018 at 18.30
Dr Nicky Nielsen, Rumours of a ‘Great Stone’: the history of archaeological exploration at Tell Nabasha
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 9th March 2018 at 18.30
Dr Christina Riggs, Photographing pharaohs: the camera in Egyptian archaeology, 1890-1940
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 13th April 2018 at 18.30
Louise Bascombe, ‘This is your life’: the Petrie Museum Papyrus Project and the stories that the papyri tell
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 18th May 2018 at 18.30
Dr Kasia Szpakowska, Repelling the archetypal villain: the inscribed clay cobra figurines of Abydos as manifestations of secret rituals for Osiris
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 15th June 2018 at 18.30
George Hart, An upholder of Maat: the exceptional life and work of Professor Harry Smith
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Saturday 16th June 2018, Study Day
Details to follow
Friday 20th July 2018 at 18.00
AGM, followed by lecture: Dr Campbell Price, A Saite ‘admiral’ in Manchester Museum
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1

For the latest information please email the secretary:
janpicton@ijnet.demon.co.uk
or leave a message on the Friends voicemail 020 7679 2369

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