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Lecture subject: Ancient Egyptian Government
Sponsored by Pam McRoberts and Eva Kirsch.
The Bowers Museum, Norma Kershaw Auditorium.
Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.
Flora Brooke Anthony
LaSalle Banks Room, Oriental Institute, 1155 E 58th Street, Chicago, Illinois
Saturday, September 16, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Dr. Josef Wegner, Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania; Associate Curator in the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Dr. Wegner directs excavations of the subterranean tomb of Senwosret III at South Abydos, and an expanded investigation of the wider landscape of the mortuary complex. The lecture will look at the last two seasons of work beneath the sacred peak of the Mountain-of-Anubis. Dr. Wegner will also discuss continuing work on the tomb of the previously unknown pharaoh, Woseribre Senebkay, who reigned in the 17th century BCE.
Entrance fees are $10 for the general public, $7 for Penn Museum members and UPenn Staff & Faculty, $5 for Students with ID, and FREE for ARCE-PA members and children under 12.
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
The International Council of Museums, in an effort to fight against illicit traffic in cultural goods, compiles the Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk. This list aims to help art and heritage professionals and law enforcement officials identify Egyptian objects that are protected by national and international legislations. View the Red List for Egypt.