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April 27, 2019
Mini-Symposium “Royal Tomb Decoration and the Afterlife “
Anthro 345
Time: 1pm to 6 pm

Special Mini-Symposium Pre-Registration Pricing: 
ARCE Members, All Students w/ ID, UPENN Faculty, Staff, & Museum Staff: $8
Museum Members: $13
General Admission: $18

Pre-registration prices will be available until April 24, 2019.  Please see below the speaker information for the Paypal button.

At-the-Door Prices the day of the Mini-Seminar will be:
ARCE Members, All Students w/ ID, UPENN Faculty, Staff, & Museum Staff: $10
Museum Members: $15
General Admission: $20

Dr. Aidan Dodson
Honorary Professor of Egyptology, Department of Anthropology & Archaeology, University of Bristol

“Evolving the Magical Machine: Three Millennia of Egyptian Royal Tombs and Their Decoration”

Dr. Kasia Szpakowska
Associate Professor of Egyptology, Swansea University; Director of the Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millennium BCE (The Leverhulme Trust)

“A Magical Mystery Tour through the Ancient Egyptian Afterlife with Ra”

Dr. Suzanne Onstine
Associate Professor of History, University of Memphis

"The Magic of Ra and Osiris in Royal New Kingdom Tombs"

Pay for your Pre-Registration via PayPal!

Prices effective until 4/24

SPING 2019 Scheduled Lectures

May 4, 2019
Prof. Dr. Mamdouh Eldamaty
Professor of Egyptology, Ains Shams University, Cairo; former Minister of Antiquities, Egypt

"Recent Excavation at Arab Al-Hisn"
Anthro 345, 3:30pm

ARCE-PA Meet Up in DC! 
June 8, 2019
(Keep an eye on your email for more info as we get closer to June!)

NatGeo exhibition: QUEENS OF EGYPT

This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt. Get to know such legendary queens as Nefertari, Nefertiti, Hatshepsut, and Cleopatra VII; see more than 300 prestigious objects, including monumental statues, sparkling jewelry, and impressive sarcophagi; and take a 3-D tour of one of the most well-preserved tombs in the Valley of the Queens.

National Geographic Museum
1145 17th St NW
Washington DC

Special ARCE Member Pricing!
ARCE members are invited to purchase discounted tickets to the National Geographic Museum's new exhibition, Queens of Egypt. Purchase a $10 ticket. This special price is available during the 2019 ARCE Annual Meeting (April 12-14, 2019) or anytime before the exhibit closes on September 2, 2019! Click here to purchase your tickets, and use the code ARCEQUEENS.

Regular Prices:
Regular $15
Seniors/Students/Military $12
Children 5-12 (free under 5) $10

Directions and Ticket Information:

* 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).