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Understanding Ancient Egyptian Art: Wall Reliefs & Murals—Egypt has a wealth of artefacts dated to its ancient past that today can be classified as art. This lecture examines one genre, the splendid wall reliefs and paintings found in tombs, and identifies the techniques, materials and different styles used by their accomplished artisans to achieve the beautiful results we can still see today.
Ancient Egyptian Art: Hidden Meanings Revealed—From pyramids and temples to jewellery and furniture, every item from Ancient Egypt is steeped in religious symbolism and magical power. This lecture reveals the meaningful messages behind the artistry and unravels the religious symbolism inherent in their world.
Language of the Pharaohs: Discovery & Decipherment -
The Golden Pharaoh – An introduction to the ‘boy king’ and his family, and exploration of his small burial chamber in the Valley of the Kings. Some of the many wonderful things found in his tomb will be examined in detail, focussing on the materials used, their purpose and significant religious symbolism and meaning.
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What killed Tutankhamun? -
Ancient Egyptian Magic & Medicine The practices of magic and medicine in Ancient Egypt were intertwined and often difficult to distinguish. This lecture examines both to demonstrate the similarities and differences, with details of spells, prescriptions and potions to kill or cure.
Influential Queens of Ancient Egypt -
Party Time in Ancient Egypt -
Journey to the Afterlife -
Understanding Egyptian Pyramids This lecture follows the development of the pyramids from mastaba to the Great Pyramid at Giza and explains the archaeological evidence for their existence as remarkable feats of innovation, design, logistics, and administration.
The Tomb Builders of Ancient Egypt -