The Sixth EES Congress will be hosted by the Egypt Centre and Swansea University. The Congress will culminate in this hybrid weekend.
Please see the full schedule and abstracts here: https://www.ees.ac.uk/programme
Saturday 1st October, 12:00-17:30: Day One
12:00–13:00 - Opening Remarks and Keynote Lecture
Welsh Egyptology: The Dragon Roars
13:30–15:30 – Material Culture (I)
Teaching in the Collection: Object-centred learning at Swansea University
Will the Real Naqada please step forward! Contextualising the finds from the Naqada Region within Swansea’s Egypt Centre Collection
Ken Griffin, Joris van Wetering and Joanne Rowland
A Wellcome Reunion: a set of wooden funerary figures from the dispersed Wellcome collection
Artefact and Art: Ancient Egyptian museum objects and modern artistic interpretations as impact of Egyptian heritage on the modern world
16:00–17:30 Material Culture (II)
Authenticating Lizard-Shaped Predynastic Palette Manchester Museum 5474
Digging in the Irish Archives – Egyptian Collections and Connections
Putting ancient Egyptian plaster in its place. Definitions, development and terminology from the Old Kingdom to the Roman Period
Caterina Zaggia, Julia Dawson, Helen Strudwick, Marcos Martinon-Torres and Matthew Collins
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