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2023-4 TVAES Talks and Study Day programme

For academic year 2023-24 TVAES has an extended programme of lectures which are divided between in-person lectures in Woodley or zoom lectures online.  Lectures will be in one format or another but not both.  Our next lectures are detailed below:

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Lectures

Painting and Painting Materials in ancient Egypt
Date
: Saturday 24th February 2024 at 2.00 pm Painting and Painting Materials in ancient Egypt
By Dr Ruth Siddall
Cost: Free for Members and £4 Visitors
Venue: Oakwood Centre Woodley In-Person only 2.00 pm No advance booking required
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Updates from the King's Valley: Recent Archaeological Survey and Documentation Research in the Valley of the Kings
Date
: Saturday 9th March 2024 at 4.00 pm Valley of the Kings
By Nicholas Brown
Cost: Free for Members and £4 Visitors
Online booking will open
nearer the time, following a monthly email. Click here to book
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TBC
An Online Zoom Lecture
Date:
Saturday 23th March 2024 at 2.00 pm

Tomb Robbery in Ancient Thebes image by GoShows (CC BY-NC-SA) https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6883/tomb-of-ramesses-v/
Date
: Saturday 6th April 2024 at 2.00 pm
By Dr Nigel Strudwick
Cost: Free for Members and £4 Visitors
Venue: Oakwood Centre Woodley In-Person only 2.00 pm No advance booking required
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Unearthing the area of the large Pylon Temple in Athribis
Date: Saturday 18th May 2024 at 11.00 am Image Attribution: Roland Unger
An Online Zoom Lecture
By Dr Marcus Mueller
Cost: Free for Members and £4 Visitors
Online booking will open
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Alexandria: Found & Lost
Date
: Saturday 15th June 2024 at 2pm
Alexandria By Dr Chris Naunton
Cost: Free for Members and £4 Visitors
Venue: Coronation Hall
Woodley In-Person only 2.00 pm No advance booking required
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The textiles from the Theban Tomb 298 at Deir el-Medina: First Survey and First Observations
Date
: Saturday 6th July 2024 at 2.00 pm
Nephthis and Seth-E 3374-IMG 8007-gradient An Online Zoom Lecture
By
Amandine Merat
Cost: Free for Members and £4 Visitors
Online booking will open
nearer the time, following a monthly email. Click to book
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 ANCIENT EGYPT NEWS 

Tomb of ancient Egyptian mercenary commander found in Egypt
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Ancient Egyptian Worker Took Sick Leave to Embalm his Mother
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Virtual tours of five Egyptian historic sites