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Chapter Events

Chapter Events

October 2017


Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Geoff Emberling, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan

LaSalle Banks Room, Oriental Intitute, 1155 E 58th Street, Chicago, Illinois

Chapter: Illinois

Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 5:00PM

Geoff Emberling, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan

Chapter: Illinois (Chicago)

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 1:30PM

Lecture title to be announced.

Sponsored by Clinton and Carol Owen.

The Bowers Museum, Norma Kershaw Auditorium.
Chapter: Orange County, California
Saturday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Nancy Hoskins
The Textile Museum, 701 21st Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Chapter: Washington, D.C.
Co-sponsored by the International Hajji Baba Society
Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 3:00PM

Dr. Josef Wegner, University of Pennsylvania

Room 20, Barrows Hall

Chapter: Northern California


Saturday, October 21, 2017, 3:30 p.m.

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Chapter: Pennsylvania

Dr. Kevin M. Cahail, Curatorial assistant, Egyptian Section, Penn Museum; Lecturer, History Dept., Penn State Abington campus

The tombs of the New Kingdom Temple cemetery consisted of modest, vaulted mud-brick substructures, with small pyramids once standing above them.  Yet, recent Penn Museum excavations at the site have shown that these humble tombs once contained a staggering number of individuals, some of whom can be placed into the historical fabric of New Kingdom history.

Burials include all ages, making this site one of potentially great importance to our understanding of non-royal life during the late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth Dynasties.  In this lecture, Dr, Cahail will discuss the cemetery, its tombs and inhabitants, and explore how recent findings in the field fit with the history of Abydos and Egypt as a whole. 

?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.

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