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Saturday, May 20, 2023

Northern California ARCE Upcoming 2023-24 Egyptology Lectures

 American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)

Northern California Chapter

Upcoming 2023-24 Lectures

The following are among the lectures to be presented in the coming months by ARCE's Northern California Chapter and by the UC Berkeley Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures. Unless otherwise indicated, lectures will be at 3 pm Sunday at venues to be determined. There are no lectures in June and July, and some lectures thereafter have yet to be confirmed.

Preparing for Eternity: Funerary Models & Wall Scenes from the Old and Middle Kingdoms
September 10, 2023
Dr. Georgia Barker, Harer Research Fellow, CSU Santa Barbara

The Upper Egyptian Temple of Edfu: Its Architecture as an Image of the World
October 15, 2023
Prof. Dr. Dieter Kurth, Emeritus

Topic: TBD
March 10, 2024
Dr. Julia Troche, Missouri State University

Topic: TBD
April 14, 2024
Tom Hardwick, Houston Museum of Science

Topic: TBD
April 28, 2024
Dr. Aidan Dodson, University of Bristol

Topic: George Andrew Reisner
May 5, 2024
Dr. Peter Der Manuelian, Harvard University
A lecture jointly sponsored by ARCE-NC and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Lecture will be at 2 pm Pacific time at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco

Topic: Ahmose in Abydos
September 15, 2024
Emily Smith-Sangster, Princeton University


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