This is the16th July 2017 updated edition of the website. It is a year since the site was launched in this format! Southampton Ancient Egypt Society is very grateful to Gerry Palmer of Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society for his time and skill in assisting David Marriott in setting up the site. Any ideas and contributions for additions to the site will be gratefully received.
Latest: The July edition of 'Hotep' has been added to the site. Hotep is under the 'About Us' tab and then under 'Hotep Newsletter.' We have reached number 21 already! Please note that there will be no August edition, as the Society takes its summer break. Our next meeting, the first of the 2017/18 season, will be Joanna Kyffin on 16th September 'A Woman's Place? Female Bodies in Medicine and Literature.' This is the first full meeting of the 2017 - 2018 season. Doors open at 13.30 as usual. Further details are in the 'Programme' section of the website.
The website update is now complete and the photographs now match the text! Sorry if you found the website in transition after the June Society meeting.
'Hoodies,' sweatshirts and polo shirts are selling well. Several members have worn them at the Study Day. They all have a woven 'Southampton Ancient Egypt Society logo,' and are available to order. Colours are white, navy or sky blue. Please see Annette at any future meeting.
16 September 2017 AGM followed by:
'A Woman's Place: Female Bodies in Egyptian Medicine and Literature.'
21 October 2017
'Egyptian Tales of Middle Kingdom Literature.'
18 November 2017:
'But Where Did They Live?'
09 December 2017:
'Egypt in Bolton'
20 January 2018:
'Three into Two Will Go: Artistic Conventions in Ancient Egypt'
17 February 2018:
'Hatshepsut: The Eternal Female Pharaoh of Egypt - Her Monuments Explained'
17 March 2018:
'The Ptahshepses-corpus: Inspiration in the Decoration of an Old Kingdom Family Cluster'
21 April 2018:
'The Tale of Sinuhe: Biography and Poetry in Middle Kingdom Literature'
19 May 2018:
"'Brilliant Things:' Ancient Egyptian Faience'
17 June 2017:
21 July 2018:
Study Day with Sarah Griffiths: 'Last of the Pharaohs: Incest, Intrigue and Bloodshed under the Ptolemis and Cleopatras.' This is a full day and, for this meeting only in the 2017 - 2018 season, the doors open at 09.30.
15 September 2018 AGM followed by:
'?' This talk will be 20 years after the Society's very first. How will Hilary surprise us? Find out soon.