Aswan to Alexandria: Travel and Exploration in Egypt from Antiquity to the Modern Day - 17-18/11/201
The West Midlands Egyptology Society (WMES) is holding its second conference on the weekend of 17-18 November, 2018 at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery on travel, archaeology, and exploration in Egypt. The United Kingdom has contributed significantly to the study of archaeology and history in Egypt. In 2018, it will be 95 years since Howard Carter first opened the sealed doorway of Tutankhamun’s tomb; 145 years since Amelia Edwards travelled up the Nile; and 165 years since the birth of Flinders Petrie. Today, a large number of independent researchers, archaeologists, historians, and Egyptologists continue to travel the Nile; researching, discovering, and documenting Egypt’s ever-evolving history….
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (Birmingham, England)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Stacey Anne Bagdi (University of Leiden)
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