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North East Ancient Egypt Society: Urgent News

Urgent news regarding the North East Ancient Egypt Society Study Day and AGM 21 November 10.00am–4.00pm

Owing to the current situation in Egypt, Dr Hourig Sourouzian has had to postpone her visit to the North East.

The Study Day will still go ahead, although it will be shorter and will focus on recent work.

This will take place at:-

Literary and Philosophical Society

23 Westgate Road

Newcastle upon Tyne



Non-members £10.00 – £5.00 concessions, payable on the day.

The day will start the same at 10:00 with tea / coffee and biscuits

10:30 a talk by Angus Graham on his work at Luxor

Penny Wilson will talk about the summer’s work at Sais (Sa el Hagar).

1:00 lunch

1:30  –  2:30 AGM

From 2.45 there will be final couple of talks and prize draw, we aim to finish around 4:00.

The ever popular book sale and raffle will also still take place – so empty your attics and garages!

The meal will still go ahead so please let us know if you wish to come: neaesoc@googlemail.com  –  Venue:  Taste of Persia

We wish Hourig all the best and look forward to welcoming her next year.


Please note that you must register for a ticket at neaesoc@googlemail.com


Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed Lecture

Friends of the Oriental Museum Lecture Series 2015/16 in association with the North East Ancient Egypt Society are holding a joint lecture:

Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed, a lecture by Dr Campbell Price of Manchester Museum will take place on Wednesday 4 November 2015, 7.30pm, in Lecture Room 9, Elvet Hill House (Adjacent to the Oriental Museum), Durham.

See the attached poster for more details

North-East Ancient Egypt Society – next event and membership form

North-East Ancient Egypt Society – next event and membership form

If you’re wanting to find out more about Ancient Egypt and NEAESOC – we’ve attached a couple of useful documents.

See the Joining Form which has all the membership details on.

For the next event take a look at flyer