EGYPT'S HEARTLAND: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON HIERAKONPOLIS, ELKAB AND EDFU

The sites of Hierakonpolis, Elkab and Edfu exerted profound political, religious and artistic influence on ancient Egyptian civilization. This one day colloquium presents the results of current archaeological fieldwork, exploring why this region was such a powerful force in Egypt’s heartland.

Speakers will include:
Wouter Claes, Belgian Archaeological Mission to Elkab
Rob Demarée, University of Leiden
Aaron de Souza, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Gregory Marouard, Tell Edfu Project
Vivian Davies, Elkab-Hagr Edfu Expedition
Renée Friedman, Hierakonpolis Expedition
Liam McNamara, Hierakonpolis Expedition
Luigi Prada, Elkab Expedition
Susanne Woodhouse, Elkab-Hagr Edfu Expedition

Special Evening Lecture
Dr Nadine Moeller, Director of Tell Edfu Project, University of Chicago
New insights into relations between center and periphery: The evolution of the administrative quarter at Edfu from the Old Kingdom to the Second Intermediate Period.

Download the programme and abstract here

Booking Essential – £65/£60/£55 Full, Concession and Member. 

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