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2021-2022 TVAES Talks and Study Day programme

TVAES Online and Latest News

In order to continue to provide lectures and courses to our members and friends we have launched TVAES Online, a series of events delivered online via zoom.  Some lectures will also be delivered face-to-face in Oakley. Our next lectures and courses are below.

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Lectures

 

MeroePyramids and elephants: the kingdom of Meroë - A lecturec at the Oakwood Centre in Woodly- NOT ONLINE
By Dr Robert Morkot
Date: Saturday 7th May 2022 at 2pm
Venue :Oakwood Centre In-Person only 2pm No advance booking required
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Bringing the Past to Life: Photographing the Tombs of Ancient EgyptBringing the Past to Life: Photographing the Tombs of Ancient Egypt - A lecture at the Oakwood Centre in Woodly- NOT ONLINE
By Paolo Scremin
Date: Saturday 4th June 2022 at 2pm
Venue :Oakwood Centre In-Person only 2pm No advance booking required
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Color reconstruction of Taharqo’s coffin by Fran Weatherhead.The Burials of the 25th Dynasty and Napatan Kings - An online Zoom lecture
By Dr Peter Lacovara
Date: Saturday 9th July 2022 at 4pm
Venue Online Zoom Lecture
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Classes

Ancient Egypt – The Pyramid Age Part 7
A TVAES Five week course delivered over the internet (Zoom), Wednesday April 6th to May 4th (5 weeks) 2-4pm on Zoom
By
John Billman
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Ancient Egypt – Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs : False Beginners and Improvers Reading and Review
Wednesday April 6th to May 4th (5 weeks) 6.30-8.30pm on Zoom
By
John Billman
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 ANCIENT EGYPT NEWS 

Virtual tours of five Egyptian historic sites


3300-year-old baboon skull may tell of Punt
The Land of Punt—or “God’s land” as the Egyptians occasionally dubbed it—served as the setting for what has been described as the oldest known fantasy story.

The ancient Egyptian Teenage Mummy Buried With Trove of Ornate Jewelry

Egyptian and Spanish archaeologists unearthed the mummy while conducting excavations ahead of construction at the Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s West Bank. The girl’s remains date from the 17th dynasty.