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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Revised: Northern California ARCE Upcoming Lectures on Egypt & Nubia



American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)

Northern California Chapter

Upcoming 2022-23 Lectures

The following are among the lectures to be presented by ARCE’s Northern California Chapter in the coming months. Other lectures are in process. Unless otherwise indicated, lectures are at 3 p.m.
PST, in-person, Room 126 of the Social Sciences Building (formerly Barrows Hall) at UC Berkeley.

Iron in the Sky: Words and Conceptions of Iron and Meteorites in Ancient Egypt
November 6, 2022
(Pacific Standard Time begins Nov. 6)
Dr. Victoria Almansa-Villatoro, Brown University

A Gateway into the Desert: History, Exploration, and Cyclical Rediscovery of Wadi Tumilat
December 11, 2022
Dr. Aleksandra Ksiezak, University of Toronto, CSU San Bernardino

Ancient Egyptian Yellow Coffins from Thebes: A Holistic Approach to Studying Complex Objects
January 15, 2023
Dr. Stefania Mainieri, Museo Egizio di Torino, UCLA
This 3 pm PST lecture is a Zoom lecture, NOT in-person. Zoom registration instructions will be sent out as the date approaches.

Ramses II and the Hittite Empire: War & Peace in the Late Bronze Age
February 12, 2023
Dr. Peter Brand, University of Memphis

Roman Egyptian Mummy Portraits and the Artistic Circle of the St. Louis Painter
March 12, 2023
Dr. Branko van Oppen, Tampa Museum of Art

New Perspectives on the African Empire of Kush: Excavations at Gebel Barkal
May 7, 2023
Dr. Geoff Emberling, Kelsey Museum, Univ. of Michigan

Parking is available in UC lots all day on weekends, for a fee. Ticket dispensing machines accept debit or credit cards. Parking is available in lots around the Social Sciences Building, and in lots along Bancroft. A map of the campus is available online at

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