Life and Death in Middle Kingdom Egypt at Manchester

1 days

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The Middle Kingdom town of Kahun (Senwosret is Satisfied) is a remarkable purpose built settlement created to house the community of priests and workers who serviced the nearby pyramid Senwosrett II. The excavations of Flinders Petrie in 1889- 90 produced an unprecedented range of objects relating to the daily activities of ordinary Egyptians living ordinary lives at this extraordinary site.

The Manchester Museum is fortunate in having the finest collection of objects from Kahun.They also have the intact tomb belonging to the ‘Two Brothers’.
We will spend the day with Egyptology experts Dr Campbell Price and Dr Joyce Tyldesley using archaeological, scientific and other evidence to explore the lives of the men and women who lived, worked and died in Middle Kingdom Egypt.

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Dr Joyce Tyldesley

Guide Lecturer

Dr Joyce Tyldesley is a Reader in Egyptology at The University of Manchester, where she teaches a suite of online courses in Egyptology. She is also an Honorary Research Associate of the Manchester Museum.

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Dr Steven Snape

Guide Lecturer

Dr Steven Snape is Reader in Egyptology at the University of Liverpool, and director of excavations at the Ramesside fortress site of Zawiyet umm el-Rakham.

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Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
19 November 2021 AXME211119 19 November 2021 (Friday) Dr Joyce Tyldesley Dr Steven Snape £135
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