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Village and Palace: finding ancient Egyptian society in its objects

16 May 2017

Stephen Quirke

Stephen Quirke has been invited to speak at the Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Educational Affairs in London on 19 May.

Stephen's lecture is entitled 'Village and Palace: finding ancient Egyptian society in its objects' and all are welcome to attend.

The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Educational Affairs is located at 4 Chesterfield Gardens, London W1J 5BG. A reception (at 6.30pm) precedes the lecture which commences at 7pm. 

Stephen is Edwards Professor of Egyptian Archaeology and Philology at the UCL Institute of Archaeology, with research interests including issues of kingship and administration in Egypt during the late Middle Kingdom (about 1850-1700 BC). He is the author of a number of volumes including most recently Birth tusks: the armoury of health in context - Egypt 1800 BC (2016); Collecting Type: the archaeologist Flinders Petrie as purchaser 1880s-1920s (2014); Exploring Religion in Ancient Egypt (2014); Going out in Daylight: the Egyptian Book of the Dead - translation, sources, meanings (2013); Hidden hands: Egyptian workforces in Petrie excavation archives, 1880-1924 (2010).