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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wonderful Things: The Material Culture of the Egypt Centre - Y Ganolfan Eifftaidd / Egypt Centre

Saturday 25th–Sunday 26th May 2019

Conference Synopsis


With over 5,000 objects, the Egypt Centre contains the largest collection of
Egyptian antiquities in Wales. Most of these objects are currently
understudied and unpublished. In celebration of twenty years since the
opening of the Egypt Centre, this event brings together sixteen scholars
from Wales to present on both Egyptian and non-Egyptian material.
Some of the objects presented will also be available for object handling!

Cost: £30 (lunch included)
Venue: Taliesin Create, Singleton Campus, Swansea University
Time: Saturday 25 May 09:45–16:00
Sunday 26 May 10:00–16:30

Wendy Goodridge (The Egypt Centre) – Kenneth Griffin (The Egypt Centre)
Kasia Szpakowska (Swansea University) – Phil Parkes (Cardiff University)
Troy Sagrillo (Swansea University) – Carolyn Graves-Brown (The Egypt Centre)
Amr Gaber (Swansea University) – Paul Nicholson (Cardiff University)
Dulcie Engel (The Egypt Centre) – John Rogers (Swansea University)
Christian Knoblauch (Swansea University) – Katharina Zinn (UW Trinity Saint David)
Nigel Pollard (Swansea University) – Ersin Hussein (Swansea University)
Richard Johnston (Swansea University) – Syd Howells (The Egypt Centre)

For more details or to book a place, please contact Ken Griffin at, call 01792 295960, or speak to a member
of staff at the Egypt Centre.

Note that this event is limited to a maximum of 60 people. Advanced booking is essential.

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