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Welcome to the Archives

Synopses of Past Lectures & Events

Please note Egyptology is an ever evolving process; new discoveries and insights often invalidate older held beliefs; many of these lectures were given years ago and may no longer represent the current views held by the lecturers.

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Dr. Ronald Wells

IT'S LATER THAN YOU THINK: The Origins of Egyptian Calendars and Their Modern Legacy


Dr. Pat Podzorski

WHAT PREDYNASTIC CERAMICS TELL US ABOUT PREHISTORIC EGYPT


Dr. Daniel Polz

BEFORE THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS: New Discoveries from the Dra Abu'l-Naga Cemetery at Thebes


Dr. Susan Tower Hollis

GODDESSES AND SOVEREIGNTY IN THE 3RD MILLENIUM


Dr. Maury Morgenstein

CORING IN THE EASTERN DELTA: The Life and Death of Tell el Muqdam (Leontopolis)


Dr. Antonio Loprieno

THE EGYPTIAN KING IN NARRATIVE TEXTS


Dr. Terry Walz

AN UPDATE OF PROGRESS ON THE EGYPT ANTIQUITIES PROJECT


Patrick Houlihan

BIRDS AND BEAST IN THE DAILY LIVES OF ANCIENT EGYPTIANS


Dr. Gary Lease

EXPOSED AT LAST: The Alan Rowe Expedition to Meidum, 1929-1932


Dr. Marian Feldman

TUTANKHAMEN: International Man of Mystery


Dr. Nigel Strudwick

THE TOMB OF SENNEFERI: Theban Tomb 99


Greg Reeder, Contributing Editor KMT Magazine

SAME SEX DESIRE, CONJUGAL CONSTRUCTS AND THE TOMB OF NI-ANKH-KHNUM AND KHNUM-HOTEP


Dr. Anthony Spalinger

THE BATTLE OF KADESH


Dr. Zahi Hawass

RECENT DISCOVERIES AT GIZA


Al Berens, Editor Cartouche

TWO TEMPLES OF MONTU: Medamud and Tod


Dr. Jay Enoch

REMARKABLE OLD KINGDOM LENSES


Dr. Aidan Dodson

HOW TO BURY A PHARAOH: Beyond the Pyramids


Dr. Margaret Larkin

NEGLECTED VOICES IN ARABIC POETRY


Dr. Candy Keller

THE TEMPLES OF LAKE NASSER


Gary Parks, ARCE/NC Member

PHARAOH COMES TO MAIN STREET: American Movie Palaces in the Egyptian Style


Glenn Meyer, ARCE/NC Member

FAVORITE SLIDES OF EGYPT


Dr. Virginia Danielson

THE REAL MUSIC OF EGYPT: Sayyid Darwish and His Artistic Heirs


Mark Pettigrew, Graduate Student, U.C. Berkeley

HOW TO SEARCH FOR BURIED TREASURE IN EGYPT


Dr. Patrick Hunt

EGYPTIAN GENIUS: Stoneworking for Eternity


Dr. Terry Moore

HISTORY UNDER A MICROSCOPE: What Egyptian Graffiti Tells Us About the Past


Dr. Edna (Ann) Russman

AVANT GARDE IN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ART: Innovative Painters of the 18th Dynasty


Dr. Emily Teeter

FEMALE FIGURINES FROM EGYPT


Dr. Carol Redmount

ARCHAEOLOGIST SEEKS SITE: Finding a Place to Dig in Egypt


Dr. Carol Redmount and Joan Knudsen

THE 2003 FIELD SEASON AT EL HIBEH


Dr. Bob Brier

EGYPTOMANIA: FROM CLEOPATRA TO HOLLYWOOD  


Barbara Mendoza, Doctoral Candidate U.C Berkeley

OSIRIS CAN YOU HEAR ME?: Egyptian Bronze Sculpture


Dr. Peter der Manuelian

GEORGE REISNER AND THE GIZA PYRAMIDS  


Dr. Josef Wegner

THE MAGIC OF CHILDBIRTH IN MIDDLE KINGDOM EGYPT 


Dr. Carol Andrews
Ancient Egyptian Jewelry and Jewelry Making


Dr. Lawrence Berman
Hetepheres and Company:
A New Installation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Dr. Aidan Dodson
The Role of the Royal Family in Ancient Egypt


Dr. Aidan Dodson
Of Bulls and Princes of the Serapeum at Saqqara


Dr. Lyn Green
Nourishment for the Heart:
Ancient Egyptian Music and Dance


Dr. Nicole Hansen
Feasting with the Pharaohs and Fellahs:
Cooking and Dining in Egypt Across the Ages


Ms. Debbie Schorsch (Metropolitan Museum of Art Conservator)
Egyptian Bronzes and Conservation of Ancient Egyptian Metals

Dr. Marcia Hill
The Manufacture of Metal Statuary in Egypt in the 1st Millennium BC


Dr. Antonio Loprieno
The Geography of Ancient Egyptian Literature


Dr. Joe Manning
Twilight of the Gods:
Economic Power in Ptolemaic Egypt


Dr. Carol Meyer
Gold, Granite and Water:

Mining in the Egyptian Desert


Dr. Scott Noegel
Scorpion Charms and Hippo Tusks:
The Power of "Magic" in Ancient Egypt


Ms. Elizabeth O'Connell (Doctoral Candidate, U.C. Berkeley)
A Late Antique Monastery in Upper Egypt at Naga ed-Deir


Dr. Stephen Quirke
Breaking all Barriers:
The Petrie Museum: Egyptian Antiquities in a University Museum in the 21st Century


Dr. Donald Redford
Akhenaten's Early Years at Karnak


Dr. Carol Redmount
Report on the U.C. Berkeley El Hibeh Project: Field Seasons 2001 and 2002


Ms. Heidi Saleh (Doctoral Candidate, U.C. Berkeley)
An Update on Excavations at the Giza Workmen's Cemetery


Mr. Grant Schar (former director of the Rosicruician Egyptian Museum, San Jose, CA)
Stone Dressing and Relief Carving in Ancient Egypt


Dr. Mervat Seif El-Din
Alexandrian Art in Egypt in the Graeco-Roman Period


Dr. Nancy Serwint
Across the Wine Dark Sea:
Egyptian Influence in Cyprus


Dr. David Silverman
Explorations in the Middle Kingdom Teti Cemetery


Dr. Willeke Windrich
"A Passage to India":
Excavations at Berenike on the Egyptian Red Sea Coast, 1994-2001


Dr. Arelene Wolinski
Ancient Egyptian Ceremonial Masks


Dr. Cindy Ausec

Gods Who Hear Prayers; Personal Piety in Ancient Egypt


Dr. Miroslav Barta

Czech exCavations at South Abu sir


Al Berens, Independent Scholar

Sex. Lies and Ostraca: A New Look at the Foreman of the Gang Paneb


Dr. Eugene Cruz-Uribe

Christians Lost in the Desert? Work at Kharga Oasis


Dr. Craig Smith

Stair Steps to the Gods: Building the Great Pyramid At Giza


Dr. Aidan Dodson

Sunset: the End of the Amarna Period


Kathy Hansen, Independent Scholar

Ancient Egyptian Chariots and Harnesses


Dr. Salima Ikram

Beloved Beasts: Ancient Egyptian Animal Mummies


Ms. Jessica Kaiser

Human Remains from the Workmen's Cemetery at Giza


Ms. Elizabeth Minor

Egyptian Objects and Style in a Kerman Burial Community: Adaptation, Not Imitation


Dr. Susanne Onstine

Recent Work in the Tomb of The Overseer of Chanters Panhesy TT16


Dr. Diana Craig Patch

The Joint Expedition to Malqata, the Palace-City of Amenhotep III


Dr. Patricia Podzorski

The Unification of Egypt: A View from a Backwater Town


Ms. Barbara Richter

The Book of the Amduat and its Relationship to the Architecture of Early 18th Dynasty Tombs


Dr. J. J. Shirley

The Politics of Placement: The Development of the New Kingdom Theban Necropolis


Dr. Hourig Sourouzian

Excavations at Kom el Hetan

 

Dr. Rainer Stadlemann

Foreign Folks and New Place Names in the Temple of Amenhotep III


Dr. Nigel Strudwick

Final Report on the Tomb of Senneferi at Thebes TT99


Consul Abderahman Salaheldin

U.S.-Egyptian Relations: Cooperation and Challenges


Dr. Kathleen Keller

Old Themes and New Dreams: Egyptian Statuary in the Early Dynasty 18


Dr. Renee Friedman

Excavations at Hierakonpolis


Dr. Peter Piccione

A Satellite Survey of the Theban Tombs: A Horus-Eye View


Dr. Peter Piccione

Pharaoh at the Bat: Sports and Games in Ancient Egypt


Dr. Otto Shaden

Excavations in KV-63


Dr. Charles Van Scilen

Excavations in the Court of the 9th Pylon at Karnak


Dr. W. Benson Harer, M.D.

The Cause of Death of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen


Dr. Stephen Harvey

The Pyramid of Ahmose and Monument of Tetisheri at Abydos


Dr. Betsy Bryan

Excavations in the Temple of Mut at South Karnak


Michael Jones, ARCE

The ARCE Restoration Projects in Coptic Monasteries


Paula Terrey, Independent Scholar

Diagnosing Pharaoh: Did Akhenaten Have Marfan Syndrome?


Jean Li

Asasif Tombs of the 25th and 26th Dynasties; a Case Study in the Construction of Identity


Compiled by Nancy Corbin & Glenn Meyer

Shadi Abd El Salam's Night of the Counting of the Years



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