This is the 26th May 2018 updated edition of the website. Any ideas and contributions for additions to the site will be gratefully received.
Latest: The November and December editions of Hotep have been added. Hotep is under the 'About Us' tab and then under 'Hotep Newsletter.' Our next meeting, is Glenn Worthington on 16th June 2018 'Tutankamun's Funeral.' This is the tenth 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 Study Day in July is rapidly approaching. This year, the day is given by Sarah Griffith, 'Last of the Pharaohs: Incest, Intrigue and Bloodshed under the Ptolemies and Cleopatras. Further details from the Secretary on email firstname.lastname@example.org.
'Hoodies,' sweatshirts and polo shirts are selling well. Several members have worn them at recent meetings. 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
David Goldsmith :
'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'
16 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.