WIRRAL ANCIENT EGYPT SOCIETY

President Dr Dorothy Downes MA MLitt PhD

RESOURCES AND EVENTS

This page identifies resources for developing knowledge of Ancient Egypt. While some are permanent there will also be one-off lectures, exhibitions and organised events as and when they arise.

Courses and Resources

The Continuing Education Department at the University of Liverpool run a number of Ancient Egypt courses. Full details are available at www.liverpool.ac.uk/continuing-education/.

The Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology at the University of Liverpool runs a series of one off seminars and also houses the Garstang Museum. Information can be found at www.liverpool.ac.uk/archaeology-classics-and-egyptology/.

The newly refurbished Ancient Egypt Gallery at the World Museum, Liverpool houses one of the largest collection of Egyptian artefacts in Britain and information can be found at www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/visit/floor-plans/ancient-egypt.

The Ancient Egypt and Sudan Department at the Manchester Museum houses an extensive collection and information can be found at www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/collection/ancientegyptandsudan/.

Information about courses organised under the auspices of Manchester Continuing Education Network is available at mancent.org.uk.

The University of Manchester run online Egyptology courses and information is available at www.egyptologyonline.ls.manchester.ac.uk.

Details of the Bloomsbury Summer School can be found at www.egyptology-uk.com/bloomsbury/.

The KNH Centre for Egyptology, Manchester run study days throughout the year and details are available at www.knhcentre.manchester.ac.uk.

The Atkinson, Southport, as well as housing the Goodison Collection of Egyptian artefacts, is the venue for talks and short courses about Ancient Egypt. For more information, visit their website http://www.theatkinson.co.uk/whats-on/museum/egyptology/.

Events

Wirral Ancient Egypt Society visit to Leiden.

Places are still available for the trip to Leiden to visit the museum. The dates are Monday 25th September to Friday 29th September. The price is 484 with a single room supplement of 105. Anyone interested should contact Sue Kelly for more information. Her e-mail address is suekelly579@gmail.com and her phone number 0151 293 0143 (answerphone please remember to leave your phone number.)

On-Line Resources

The Egyptian Society of South Africa (a.k.a. TESSA) is specifically dedicated to the study and enjoyment of the glories of ancient Egypt. Their website can be found here.

The"Ancient Egypt Magazine" is the only one covering the subject. The link gives access to information on Exhibitions and Museums, both home and abroad, book reviews, articles from past issues and much else. Their website is here.

The Luxor News is an invaluable asset to keep one up to date with current activities in the Luxor area. The URL is luxor-news.blogspot.co.uk/.

Osirisnet, a site dedicated to the tombs of ancient Egypt, can be found on www.osirisnet.net/e_centrale.htm.