The New Kingdom Private World of the Dead by Dr. Aidan Dodson

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The New Kingdom saw the cutting and building of an extraordinary variety of tomb-chapels for the highest officials and clergymen of the state. This evening we will explore a selection of these monuments and their role a parts of the magical machinery that facilitated the transition of the dead from this world to the next.

Reservations and payment can be made on our website (egyptstudy.org) via PayPal or by check made payable to ESS and sent to Laura Engel, 19 Cub Trail, Evergreen, CO 80437.

A Reception with Cash Bar and Hot Appetizers will begin at 6:00 p.m.

The Molly Brown Summer House will be open to Tour from 6:00-7:00 p.m. (Donation Suggested)

Dr. Dodson will speak at 7:00 p.m. and there will be time after the lecture to meet with Dr. Dodson

Admission price to this event is $10, which including lecture, appetizers, and non-alcoholic drinks.

No at the Door Payments are Accepted.

 

 

Speaker: 

Dr. Aidan Dodson

Dr Aidan Dodson is a Senior Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology & Archaeology, University of Bristol, and was Simpson Professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo for the spring of 2023. He holds degrees from the Universities of Liverpool and Cambridge, and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, the world's oldest archaeological society, in 2003. He is the author of over twenty books, including The Tomb in Ancient Egypt, written with Salima Ikram, published in 2008.