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2020 Annual Korsyn Lecture

 Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dr. Kara Cooney
Professor of Ancient Egyptian Art & Architecture/Chair, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, UCLA

“Evidence for Coffin Reuse in the 21st Dynasty Coffins of the Royal Cache Deir el Bahari 320”

Rainey Auditorium
6:30 PM

2020 ARCE-PA Mini-Symposium
Saturday, April 18, 2020 
“The Significance of Abydos from the Predynastic to the New Kingdom”
Rainey Auditorium
1 PM- 6 PM

*Dr. Josef Wegner
Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Section, UPenn Museum;
Director, Senwosret Complex at South Abydos Expedition

*Dr. Deb Vischak
Assistant Professor, Ancient Egyptian Art History and Archaeology, Princeton University;
Co-Director, North Abydos Expedition

*Dr. Steve Harvey
Director, Ahmose and Tetisheri Project at Abydos

Special ARCE-PA Mini-Symposium Pricing:
$25:  General admission
$20: Penn Museum members
$15: Museum staff / Penn faculty
$10: ARCE members / Student w/ID


Saturday, May 9, 2020
Dr. Jane Hill
Assistant Professor, Rowan University
“Primordial Gods of Upper Egypt: Local Cult in Egypt’s Predynastic Period”
Classroom 2
3:30 PM

June 13, 2020
Annual Meet-Up at the Museum for ARCE-PA Members

Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum

Walters Art Museum

More information will be updated closer to the event date.
* 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).