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September 28, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Houser Wegner
Associate Curator, Egyptian Section, Penn Museum

Ancient Egypt: From Discovery to Display & the Shape of Things to Come
(A lecture & exhibit tour)

3:30 pm
Classroom 2


October 4 & 5, 2019
Symposium on the Occasion of Helen J. Kantor Centennial
Rainey Auditorium
ARCE-PA and the Ancient Egyptian Heritage and Archaeology Fund are hosting a co-sponsored event, with a keynote speaker on the evening of Friday, October 4, and a panel of lecture on Saturday, October 5, 2019.

More details coming next month!

October 19, 2019
International Archaeology Day Lecture
Dr. Galina Belova 

Director, Centre for Egyptological Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
The Mystery of “White Walls”:  The New Discoveries of Memphis
3:30 pm
Room 345


November 2, 2019
Dr. Nikolaos Laziridis
Associate Professor, Ancient Mediterranean History
California State University - Sacramento
Rockin' to the Dawn: Ancient Travelers: Graffiti from North Kharga

3:30 PM 
Room 345


December 7, 2019 
*Annual Winter Party*
Dr. Janice Kamirin
Associate Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Finding Imhotep: The Coffins of a Ptolemaic Priest

3:30 PM 
Room 345

* Entrance fees for most lectures are $10 for the general public, $7 for Penn Museum members and UPenn Staff & Faculty, $5 for Students with ID, and FREE for ARCE-PA members and children under 12 (unless otherwise stated).

* Please note: ARCE-PA does not sell tickets for the monthly lectures. All entry fees will be taken at the door of the lecture venue at the ARCE-PA table (unless otherwise stated).