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Egyptian World Seminar Lent 2013

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All of the seminars will held in the Seminar Room at the McDonald Institute on the Downing site starting at 5:00pm and will be followed by a drinks reception.

  • Wednesday, 6th February, 2013
    Happy Endings from Sinuhe to Besa:
    Issues of Narrative Structure in Literature and in Documents

    Prof. John Tate, Emeritus Professor of Egyptology, University College, London

  • Wednesday, 20th February, 2013
    On the Banks of the Sacred Lake:
    Daily Life of the Priests and Craftsmen
    Working in the Temple of Amun in Karnak

    Dr Aurélia Masson-Berghoff, British Museum, London

  • Wednesday, 6th March, 2013
    Monumental Hieratic and Hieroglyphic Graffiti in Karnak:
    Redefining the Status of 'Formal' and 'Informal' in Inscriptional Practice

    Dr Liz Frood, University of Oxford

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If you have any queries, or would like to be added to the mailing list for the seminar series and for other Egyptology events in Cambridge, please contact:

Dr Sîan Thomas
Selwyn College Research Fellow
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3ER
tel: 01223 333538 fax: 01223 333536