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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Hatshepsut: From Priestess to King of Egypt - University of the Pacific

Kara Cooney

Hatshepsut: From Priestess to King of Egypt

Tuesday, March 1 at 7:00 pm

Alex and Jeri Vereschagin Alumni House
1022 Dave Brubeck Way, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95204, USA

The Department of Religious Studies presents the annual Colliver Lecture.  Dr. Kara Cooney, Egyptologist (UCLA), will speak about the famous Egyptian ruler Hatshepsut, a woman who ascended to the throne of ancient Egypt as a king.

Dr. Cooney is professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at UCLA.  In 2005, she was co-curator of Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaoh at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Cooney produced and hosted a comparative archaeology television series entitled Out of Egypt, which aired in 2009 on the Discovery Channel and is available online via Amazon.

Copies of Cooney's book, The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut’s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt, will be available for purchase and signing after the lecture.

A brief reception will be held before the lecture, which begins at 7 pm.

Event Type

Speaker, Lecture

Sponsoring Department

College of the Pacific, Religious and Classical Studies


Free and open to the public


College of the Pacific

University of the Pacific Stockton Campus 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, California 95211 209.946.2285

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