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Egyptology Graduate School Association to host research conference

The Egyptology Graduate School Association (EGSA) will host a student-led symposium about current research on ancient Egypt from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Friday, February 21 at the Shelby Room in the University Center. This event will feature research from Egyptology students from both the history and art programs. “Students…

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Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology and the Department of History to host 14th Annual William J. Murnane Memorial Lecture

The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, in cooperation with the Department of History of the University of Memphis, will host the 14th annual William J. Murnane Memorial Lecture on the evening of Wednesday, November 13, in the University Center, Fountain View Suite (room 350). Dr. Peter J. Brand, Professor…

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The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology of the University of Memphis to host Third Annual Alumni Lecture

The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology will host the third annual IEAA Alumnae/Alumni Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, in the Art & Communications Building, room 310. This year’s lecture is titled “The God of Confusion? An Examination of Seth in New Kingdom Expressions of Royal Ideology.” Annie…

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U of M’s Legacy of Egypt Lecture to highlight ‘Green Head’ sculpture

The 16th annual Legacy of Egypt Lecture at the University of Memphis‘ Institute of Egyptian Art and Archeology on Thursday will feature discussion of small-yet-fascinating item — the “Green Head” sculpture of a shaven-head Egyptian priest that is part of the Museum of Fine Arts’ collection in Boston. The speaker…

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