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Tell Nabasha: Investigating the City of the Snake Goddess

Tell Nabasha: Investigating the City of the Snake Goddess

 

Saturday 9 March 2019
2.00 pm
Venue Coronation Hall

Public Lecture:
By Dr Nicky Nielsen

Abstract

 

Dr Nicky NielsenSince 2015, the University of Liverpool has conducted investigations into the history and development of the ancient city of Imet (modern Tell Nabasha) in the northeastern Nile Delta. These investigations have included traditional excavations, archival research and remote sensing surveys. This talk will discuss the preliminary results and the future plans of the project.

Biography

Dr Nicky Nielsen is a Lecturer in Egyptology at the University of Manchester and the field director of the University of Liverpool Tell Nabasha Survey Project. He is also the author of a biography of the New Kingdom ruler Seti I, Pharaoh Seti I which will be published by Pen and Sword Press in September 2018.

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