Secret Egypt – Excavating Ancient Egypt – Coventry Day School

Saturday 28th May, 10am-4pm

EES excavating at Amarna

EES excavating at Amarna

The Herbert Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5QP
 £25 including lunch

Find out more about recent discoveries in Egypt with archaeologists
from the Egypt Exploration Society including Penny Wilson,
Chris Naunton, David Jeffreys and Karen Exell.

This event is a joint venture of the EES and the organisers of
Secret Egypt: Unravelling Truth from Myth, an exhibition at the
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum featuring ancient Egyptian
treasures from some of the UK’s most important collections.

The programme for the day is as follows:

10.00 Museum opens
10:15 Registration and coffee
10:45 Welcome and opening remarks by Dr Karen Exell who will
chair the Study-Day
10.50 Chris Naunton, The City of Akhenaten: EES work at
Tell El-Amarna
11:50 Chris Kirby, Introduction to the Secret Egypt Exhibition
12.15 Lunch (buffet provided) and an opportunity to see the
Secret Egypt exhibition
13.30 Dr Penny Wilson, The Books of Buried Treasure: Archaeological
Guides or Heritage Nightmare?
14.30 Dr David Jeffreys, The EES at Memphis: current issues and
future directions
15.30 Discussion and closing remarks by Dr Exell

To book your place please contact the Egypt Exploration Society on
0207 242 1880 or contact@ees.ac.uk, or book on-line at
http://ees.ac.uk/events/index/71.html

http://www.theherbert.org/index.php/home/whats-on/excavating-ancient-egypt

For further information on the exhibition please see http://www.secretegypt.org.uk.

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