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



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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

Friday 5th October 2018 at 18.30
Claudia Näser, Provisions for the dead, ritual implements, luxury objects? Conceptualising burial equipment in New Kingdom elite contexts
Saturday 20th October 2018, Study Day
Hourig Sourouzian, Anna Garnett, Willem Toonen, Amenhotep III and his funerary temple, a ‘House for Millions of Years’
Ticketed. Details and booking form here
Friday 16th November 2018 at 18.30
Kate Fulcher, Painting Amara West: colour in New Kingdom Nubia
Monday 26th November 2018
Book auction in the Petrie Museum, viewing from 17:15, auction starts 18:00
More details here, the auction is now ended
Friday 7th December 2018 at 18.30
Stephanie Boonstra, Politics of production: the manufacture and influences of scarab amulets in the second millennium BCE
Friday 25th January 2019 at 18.30
Omniya Abdel Barr, The Mamluks of Cairo, a legacy at risk
Friday 22nd February 2019 at 18.30
Kathryn Piquette, Becoming the Narmer Palette: a research update
Friday 29th March 2019 at 18.30
Angela Stienne, Encounters with Egyptian mummies at the Louvre
Saturday 30th March 2019, Study Day
Maria Nilsson, John Ward, Sarah Doherty, Poppy Knapp, Philippe Martinez, Monuments and Quarryscape: New Discoveries at Gebel el-Silsila
Ticketed. Details and booking form here
Friday 26th April 2019 at 18.30
Diane Johnson, Exploring the massive fossil funerary collection of Qau el-Kebir
Friday 24th May 2019 at 18.30
Penny Wilson, Earthquakes and rat-traps: how Sais became capital of Egypt
Friday 14th June 2019 at 18.30
Kelly Accetta, Overseer of what is and is not: work of the Middle Kingdom Theban Project on the tombs of high officials at Deir el-Bahari
Friday 12th July 2019 at 18.00
AGM, followed by lecture: Dr Anna Garnett, An update from the Petrie Museum
Saturday 13th July 2019 afternoon, Petrie Summer Lectures
Francesco Tiradritti, The Valley of the Kings. A profane look at the most iconic site of ancient Egypt
and Twenty years of research in the Funerary Complex of Harwa and Akhimenru, and the most recent discoveries
Saturday 26th October 2019, Tutankhamun Study Day
Everywhere the glint of gold!
Dr Lise Manniche and Professor Olaf Kaper on the contents of the tomb of Tutankhamun,
focusing on objects which will be exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery in London from November.
Ticketed. Details and booking form here

For the latest information please email the secretary:
or leave a message on the Friends voicemail 020 7679 2369

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