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

PROGRAMME 2016-17

ESCORTED TRIPS

**REVISED ITINERARY** 2 - 12 October 2016, Egypt with Lucia Gahlin
Saqqara, Amarna, Hermopolis and more. Egypt trip details and booking form here


Hands-on object seminars (members only)

View seminar programme or download ballot application form


LECTURES (non-members welcome) and SPECIAL EVENTS

Download the full lecture and event list here


Friday 23rd September 2016 at 18.30
Jana Mynarova, In the Realm of Sahure’s Sakhmet. The Site of Abusir in the New Kingdom
Saturday 1st October 2016, Afternoon Lectures
Liam McNamara, Exploring the Origins of Egyptian Kingship.
1. ‘Holy rubbish’? Re-interpreting the Hierakonpolis Main Deposit.
2. The Hierakonpolis ivories: human statuettes from the Main Deposit.

Ticketed. Details and booking form here
Friday 21st October 2016 at 18.30
Tessa Baber, The ‘Mummy Pits’ of Ancient Egypt: The Long-Kept Secret of Early Travellers
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Monday 31st October 2016
Book auction in the Petrie Museum, viewing from 17:15, auction starts 18:00.
Friday 18th November 2016 at 18.30
Reg Clark, Tomb Security in Ancient Egypt from the Predynastic to the Pyramid Age
Friday 16th December 2016 at 18.30
John Wyatt, Bird Hieroglyphs from an Ornithologist’s Viewpoint
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 27th January 2017 at 18.30
Rosalie David, Religious Ritual at Abydos: Re-Visiting the Temple of Sethos I at Abydos
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Saturday 28th January 2017, Study Day
Jana Mynarova and Carl Walsh, Re-examining the Amarna Letters.
Details and booking form here
Friday 17th February 2017 at 18:30
Joanne Rowland, The discovery and rediscovery of Merimde Beni Salama:
from the Middle Palaeolithic until 2016 AD

Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 24th March 2017 at 18:30
Marie Vandenbeusch, On the perception of donkeys in ancient Egyptian religion
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 28th April 2017 at 18:30
Marcel Marée, Missed and underrated criteria for authenticating Egyptian sculptures
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 12th May 2017 at 18.30
Tian Tian, Rethinking the Egyptian Afterlife: Early Bronze Age Burials from Tarkhan-Kafr Ammar
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 16th June 2017 at 18.30
Jan Picton, Re-examining the role of the Gurob women
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Saturday 17th June 2017, Study Day
Suzanne Onstine, TT16 and other Theban tombs (title to be confirmed).
Details and booking form to follow
AGM date and lecture to be confirmed.

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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