Manchester Study Day 14/2/15 – ‘From Amulets to Golden Flies: Understanding Egyptian Jewellery’

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Egypt at the Manchester Museum

The Riqqeh Pectoral. Acc. no. 5966 The Riqqeh Pectoral. Acc. no. 5966

‘From Amulets to Golden Flies: Understanding Egyptian Jewellery’

Saturday 14th February, 2015

Kanaris Lecture Theatre, Manchester Museum, Oxford Road

Presented by Egyptology Online in association with The Manchester Museum and the KNH Centre.

Programme

9.15REGISTRATION: tea/coffee
9.45Welcome and Introduction
10.005000 Years of Wonderful Things: Egyptian Jewellery Past and Present
Joyce Tyldesley
10.45Amuletic Jewellery: Healing and Protection
Roger Forshaw
11.15BREAK
11.45Jewellery from Riqqeh Tomb 124: Forms and Functions
Campbell Price
12.30The Curious Case of Ahhotep: a Warrior Queen or a Fondness for Flies?
Taneash Sidpura
1.00LUNCH (please make own arrangements)
2.00Bead Materials, Shapes and Manufacturing Methods
Denys Stocks
3.00BREAK
3.30Going for Gold: The Riches, Power and Influence of the Meroitic Rulers
Glenn Godenho
4.30Conclusion

For details of fees, and to book this event, please visit the Egyptology Online website

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