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Event: Gurob Harem Palace Project Conference 2012, Liverpool, Sunday 29th July

Gurob Harem Palace Project (GHPP) Fundraising Conference 2012

University of Liverpool, Abercromby Square

Sunday 29 July 2012, 10.00 – 16.30pm

£40 including refreshments. Book now or pay on the door.

Co-organised with the Liverpool Ancient Worlds Summer School.


10.00 The latest news from our 2012 fieldwork – Dr Ian Shaw (Liverpool)

10.45 Recording the 2011-12 looting at Gurob – Anna Hodgkinson (Liverpool)

11.15 Coffee break

11.45 Gleanings from Gurob: Reinvestigation and Redisplay at the Manchester Museum – Dr. Campbell Price (Manchester)

 12.30 Gurob’s trade with the Aegean – Dr Valentina Gasperini (Bologna)

13.00 Lunch

13.45 Faience bowls and amulets at Gurob – Dr Tine Bagh (Copenhagen)

14.15 Culture of beauty in an Egyptian palace – Dr Ole Herslund (Copenhagen)

14.45 The mystery deepens – Sadiamu’s swimming girl spoon – Jan Picton (UCL)

15.15 Tea break

15.30 Object handling session – studying Gurob-related objects from the Garstang Museum

More about the GHPP can be found here.

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Liverpool Ancient Worlds Summer School – Book now!


30th July – 10th August 2012, University of Liverpool.

Study Latin and Greek Language, Egyptian Hieroglyphs (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced), Sanskrit and Akkadian

Egyptology Summer School (30th July- 3rd August): ‘FROM AMARNA TO DEIR EL-MEDINA: NEW KINGDOM RESEARCH AT LIVERPOOL’

This week will comprise individual presentations by lecturing staff and associates on their current research. As well as making their cutting edge discoveries accessible to you, you will attain a detailed knowledge of this period of Egyptian history. Topics to be covered include excavations at a fortress of Ramesses II, new scientific research into Tutankhamun’s life and death, insights into the ancient tomb robbery trials, geophysical surveys at Saqqara, Nubian culture, and lots more. As much of this work is ongoing, you’ll have a privileged look at this unpublished research.

Speakers include: Professor Chris Eyre, Professor Mark Collier, Dr. Violaine Chauvet, Dr. Roland Enmarch, Dr. Glenn Godenho, Dr. Ian Shaw, Dr. Steven Snape, Dr. Joyce Tyldesley, Dr. Bob Connolly, Dr. Ashley Cooke and Dr. Campbell Price.

For more information on the summer school, visit the Liverpool Ancient Worlds website.

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