Manchester Ancient Egypt Society present their annual study day:
The Power Behind the Throne: Key Personalities in Ancient Egyptian History
Dr. Campbell Price, Colin Reader and Sarah Griffiths explore who really pulled the strings in the ancient Egyptian court, from the Old Kingdom through to the end of the Late Period. Find out more about the lives and times of some of the most famous ancient Egyptian celebrities such as Imhotep and Senenmut and meet some of the lesser known powerful personalities of the Pharaonic era.
The study day will be held at the Longfield Suite, Prestwich from 9:30am to 4:30pm, Saturday 21st March. There will be a raffle for charity, book auction to raise funds for MAES and a fun photo-spotting competition.
Tea / coffee / biscuits provided morning and afternoon. You need to make your own lunch arrangements, but there are lots of places in the shopping centre to buy / eat food.
Tickets are £30 you’ll also receive a free MAES folder (while stocks last). Speak to Gillian Cook, 298 Manor Avenue, Sale, Cheshire, M33 4NB (0161 976 1165)
There is a limit on numbers so please book early! Make Cheques payable to MAES.
9:30 Tea and coffee
10:00-10:30 Campbell Price – Introduction
10:30-11:30 Colin Reader – Old Kingdom: Imhotep
11:30- 11:50 Tea and coffee
11:50-12.50 Sarah Griffiths – Middle Kingdom personalities
12:50 – 13:00 Campbell – summary
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:15 Auction / raffle / competition
14:15- 14: 45 Sarah – Early New Kingdom personalities
14:45 – 15:15 Campbell – New Kingdom continued: Royal master builders
15:15 – 15:30 Tea and coffee
15:30 – 16:30 Campbell – Late Period: The Gods Wives and their Staff & Admirals of the Fleet