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

PROGRAMME 2019-20

ESCORTED TRIPS

28 May to 1 June 2020, Madrid with José R. Pérez-Accino and Lucia Gahlin
** FULLY BOOKED ** Madrid trip details and booking form here


Hands-on object seminars (members only)
Contact the Secretary for current details


LECTURES (non-members welcome) and SPECIAL EVENTS

Download the Friends’ lecture and event list here


Friday 13th September 2019 at 18.30
Stephanie Boonstra and Alix Robinson, Rehousing the EES Glass-Plate Negatives: Preserving early photographs from excavations at Abydos, Armant, and more.
Friday 4th October 2019 at 18.30
Paolo Scremin, Bringing the past to life: photographing the tombs of Ancient Egypt.
Saturday 26th October 2019, Tutankhamun Study Day
Dr Lise Manniche and Professor Olaf Kaper, ‘Everywhere the glint of gold!’: understanding objects in Tutankhamun’s tomb.
Ticketed. Details and booking form here
Friday 1st November 2019 at 18.30 ** CHANGE OF SPEAKER **
Wolfram Grajetzki, Becoming Divine: Gold in Old and Middle Kingdom tombs.
Monday 4th November 2019
Book auction in the Petrie Museum
The auction is now finished, thank you to all bidders.

*** Final list of books in the auction showing bids to 27 October ***
Friday 6th December 2019 at 18.30
Clive Davenhall, Charles Piazzi Smyth and the Great Pyramid: pyramids, photography and pseudoscience.
Friday 17th January 2020 at 18.30
John J Johnston, Lunar lore in Ancient Egypt.
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 21st February 2020 at 18.30
Zahed Tajeddin, Egyptian faience bead production in Iran: Bronze Age technology in the twenty-first century.
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 13th March 2020 at 18.30
Maiken Mosleth King, Female lives in roman Egypt: voices from Terenouthis.
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 17th April 2020 at 18.30
Clare Lewis, Life writing in the history of Egyptology.
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 15th May 2020 at 18.30
Kenneth Griffin, From Wellcome to Swansea. The history and highlights of the Egypt Centre.
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Friday 19th June 2020 at 18.15
AGM, followed by Margaret Serpico & Ivor Pridden, Stories and questions from the Petrie Museum picture archives.
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1
Saturday 20th June 2020 afternoon, Petrie Summer Lectures
Speaker to be confirmed
Friday 24th July 2020 at 18.30
Jane Humphris, Reconsidering the Apedemak Temple of Meroe Royal City.
Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1

For the latest information please email the secretary:
pmf@friendsofpetrie.org.uk
or leave a message on the Friends voicemail 020 7679 2369

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