|The 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 following lecture: |
The Ahmose Tempest Stela: An ancient Egyptian account of a natural catastrophe.
By Dr. Nadine Moeller
University of Chicago
WHEN: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2017
WHERE: 20 Barrows Hall, Barrow Lane and Bancroft Way, UC Berkeley
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:
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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