STUDY DAY: MUMMIES, SCIENCE & EGYPTOLOGY II

Saturday 6th February, 2010

Further characters from ancient Egypt – How modern scientific investigations and archaeological research is helping to reveal more about the lives of the inhabitants of the Nile Valley. Professor Rosalie David will present the early pioneers of science in Egyptology and Natalie McCreesh will describe the history of mummification.

Then introducing the ancient Egyptians:

Ramesses II: the pharaoh who travelled to Paris

Horemkenisi: high priest of Amun at Karnak

Meresamun: a temple singer in ancient Egypt

Aretirikhetes: the Ptolemaic mummy

Presented by:

Professor Rosalie David, Natalie McCreesh and Roger Forshaw

KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology, The University of Manchester

For further details, please contact Roger Forshaw: roger.forshaw@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk


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