LECTURE SERIES: Tanis and Karnak: Temples in the 21st Dynasty

In this lecture series we will feature international archaeologists, curators and scholars who will share their insights into ancient Egyptian life, art, funerary practices, and material culture. We will also delve into Egyptomania- Western culture's fascination with ancient Egypt as well as recent scientific advances that have led to new revelations about the mummies seen by four generations of Albany Institute audiences.

Violaine Chauvet, Lecturer in Egyptology, University of Liverpool

Having excavated at Tanis and Karnak, renowned archaeologist Violaine Chauvet has a unique perspective on the importance of these temples as ancient seats of power. She will share her new discoveries which have changed the way we perceive the role of the temple in ancient Egypt and their importance during the third intermediate period.

FREE with museum admission.

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