Northern California Chapter of the American Research
Center in Egypt; the Department of Near Eastern
Studies, UC Berkeley; and the Center for Middle
Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley, are sponsoring the
University of Chicago
WHEN: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2017
WHERE: 20 Barrows Hall, Barrow Lane and Bancroft Way, UC Berkeley
There is no admission, but donations are welcomed.
ABOUT THE LECTURE:
Nadine Moeller discusses the possible connection between the eruption of the volcano on the island of Thera (Santorini) in the eastern Mediterranean and an enigmatic account left by the Egyptian pharaoh Ahmose describing an unusually violent storm.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:Dr. Moeller is Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. She has been directing the Tell Edfu Project since 2001. Her primary research interests are settlements and urbanism in ancient Egypt. Over the years, Dr. Moeller has participated
in numerous excavations in Egypt at the sites of Abu Raswash, Memphis, Zawiet Sultan (Zawiet el-Meitin), Theban West Bank, Valley of the Kings, Dendera and Elephantine. For current updates on the work of the Tell Edfu Project, see the Oriental Institute site or the University of Chicago site.
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