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Saturday 19 March 2022 1400 UK Time:

Nicky Nielsen: 'Excavating The City Of The Snake Goddess: Flinders Petrie At Tell Nabasha.'


In the Spring of 1886, British archaeologist Flinders Petrie conducted excavations at the site of Tell Nabasha in the north-eastern Nile Delta. In this talk, we will explore the most significant discoveries in the area, focusing in particular on the material from the site now held in the collections of the British Museum. 

Nicky Nielsen is a Senior Lecturer in Egyptology at the University of Manchester. He is also the author of two books on ancient Egypt: Pharaoh Seti I (2017)and Egyptomaniacs (2020). His research focuses on ancient Egyptian material culture of the New Kingdom and Late Period.