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Talk, Wed 13 Sep 2017, free entry

U3A: Ancient Egypt: a History in Eight Objects

U3A: Ancient Egypt: a History in Eight Objects

Contact

Mary Bohane

01297 444566

Address

Hill Road,
Lyme Regis,
Dorset,
DT7 3PG

Details

Janet's U3A talk in May 2016, about her life in Cairo, was well-received, so we welcome her return to share a very different way of looking at Egypt. The inspiration for this presentation came from two sources: the Radio 4 programme, ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects’ and a course which she undertook through the University of Manchester called ‘Ancient Egypt: A History in Six Objects’.

Finding them both so interesting, she was inspired to make her own selection of objects for this illustrated talk. She features a series of items with differing purposes, artistic styles, materials and periods, and from different museum collections around the world – each item with its own interesting story to tell. They are taken from across the main periods of ancient Egypt, beginning with predynastic times (c.4400 BC) and finishing with the Ptolemies (323 – 30 BC) in the dying days of the Egyptian Empire some 4000 years later.

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Event details

Dates Times
Wed 13 Sep 2017 11:00 to 12:00
Coffee available from 10.00 until 10.40. Talk begins at 11.00.

Prices

Free entry

Free for U3A members. Suggested £2 donation for non-members

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Map reference: ND 340233  Lat: 50.72691 Long: -2.93636

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