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Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society Programme

Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society (TVAES) was founded in 1994 to meet the increasing local demands of a growing interest in Ancient Egypt. The aims of the Society are to promote the study and public dissemination of the culture, religion, art, language, life and death in ancient Egypt.

Members and non-members are warmly welcomed to our talks, study days and classes, which cover all aspects of ancient Egypt.

Our next events are below or click here to download the TVAES 2018-2019 programme:-

Saturday 13th October 2018 2.00 pm
Philip Wickens memorial lecture. AGM at 1pm
New light on the coffins of Nespawershefyt

By Dr Helen Strudwick Abstract & Biography
Venue: Oakwood Centre

Saturday 10th November 2018 2.00 pm
To hear, or to divide words? The changing face of Egyptian justice, 2700-1700BCE
By Dr Alex Loktionov Abstract & Biography
Venue: Oakwood Centre

Saturday 8th December 2018 2.00 pm
The First Egyptologists

By Professor Alan Lloyd Abstract & Biography
Venue: Coronation Hall

Saturday 12th January 2019 2.00 pm
The emergence of the Egyptian State - links with the landscape evolution of the Nile Delta

By Dr Ben Pennington Abstract & Biography
Venue: Oakwood Centre

Saturday 9th February 2019 2.00 pm
Flinders Petrie at Amarna and Amarna at the Petrie Museum
By Dr Anna Garnett Abstract & Biography
Venue: Coronation Hall

Saturday 9th March 2019 2.00 pm
Tell Nabasha: Investigating the City of the Snake Goddess
By Dr Nicky Nielsen Abstract & Biography
Venue: Coronation Hall

Saturday 13th April 2019 2.00 pm
Birth and Rebirth: Death as a Rite of Passage in Ancient Egypt

By Lucia Gahlin Abstract & Biography
Venue: Coronation Hall

TVAES' 25th anniversary lecture
Saturday 11th May 2019 2.00 pm
Pharaohs & Governors of Middle Kingdom Egypt
By George Hart Abstract & Biography
Venue: Oakwood Centre

Saturday 1nd June 2019 2.00 pm
For Whom the Sun Doth Shine: Nefertari Beloved of Mut
By Dylan Bickerstaffe Abstract & Biography
Venue: Oakwood Centre

 

 

 

 

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 ANCIENT EGYPT NEWS 

Ancient Egyptian Village Found Along the Nile River Predates the Pharaohs An Egyptian village that dates back nearly 7,000 years, long before the first pharaohs rose to power, has been discovered on the Nile Delta.

Cheese discovered in 3,200-year-old tomb Last month, archaeologists cracked open a tomb excavated in Alexandria, Egypt, revealing three skeletons bathing in an crimson pool of sludgy sewage.

Mummy wearing gold-gilded face mask discoveredA silver face mask gilded with gold, a mummification workshop, mummies and sarcophagi have all been discovered at a tomb complex in Saqqara, Egypt, an Egyptian-German team announced.

Stone cemetery discovered near pyramid of King Senusert I Egypt has opened a new excavation avenue for the archaeologists after the discovery of a stone cemetery. 

Ancient Egypt's pregnancy test: Papyrus dating back 3,500 years tells women to urinate into bags of barley and wheat... and wait for a reaction.