West Midlands Egyptology Society Talk @ Waterstones Birmingham, Birmingham [13 September]

West Midlands Egyptology Society Talk

18:30 - 20:00

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Waterstones Birmingham
24-26 High Street, B4 7SL Birmingham, United Kingdom
The West Midlands Egyptology Society are joining us for another year!
Speaker: Janet McWilliam

Janet is the Chair/Secretary of the Carlisle and District Egyptology Society, a post she has held for five years. She is also a founder member of the Society. She as planned many visits for the Society to Museums with Egyptology Collections including the Turin Museum.

Her interest in Egyptology stems from a Nile Cruise she took after her retirement from a post of a lecturer in Business Administration at a Further Education College.

Janet has taken several online courses in Egyptology including Hieroglyphics, and a Diploma in Egyptology from an Online College.

She has visited Egypt on many occasions and is planning a return visit in 2017.

Talk Title: The Sea People Revisited

This talk covers the following topics:

• The stability of the State of Egypt during the late Bronze Age
• An introduction into the inscriptions at the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III
• A brief look at the lineage of Ramesses III and his family ties
• A look at the origins of the Sea Peoples. Where they came from. How the routes of migration can be reflected in today’s migration patterns
• The battle of the Delta as shown in the inscriptions
• An investigation on how to recognise the various groups included in the term Sea Peoples
• A look at the sources of the knowledge we have on the Sea Peoples

Tickets are £5 for adults, £4 for students.

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