Capital of modern Egypt, Cairo boasts a proud cultural heritage and is neighbour to sites – such as Memphis and its cemeteries – that stretch back for millennia. In addition to its home institutions,Cairo plays host to a large number of foreign missions and archaeological schools, guaranteeing a vibrant schedule of events relating to the Ancient Near East.
See Public Lectures below.
Saturday 4 December 2004
6.00 pm: Dr Michael Gawlikowski (Director of Polish Central of Archaeology in Cairo), Recent Polish Excavations in Egypt, Supreme Council of Antiquities lecture, Egyptian Museum Lecture Hall
Monday 6 December 2004
7.00 pm: Dr Christiana Köhler (Director of the Australian Centre for Egyptology Excavations in Helwan), New Discoveries in the Early Dynastic Necropolis of Helwan, Egypt Exploration Society Cairo Chapter lecture, British Council, 192 El Nil Street, Agouza, Cairo.
Institute: Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology
Title: The Animal Mummy Project in the Egyptian Museum
Speaker: Dr. Salima Ikram, Professor at the AUC
Institute: Italian Institute
Title: Restoration of the Papyrus at the Egyptian Museum of Cairo
Speaker: Prof. Mario Capasso, Lecce University
Institute: American Research center in Egypt
Title: PRAYERS, POOCHES, AND PIGEONS IN KHARGA OASIS
Speaker: SALIMA IKRAM, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF EGYPTOLOGY-SAPE
218, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO
There are currently no Study Days announced for Cairo.
There are currently no Exhibitions for Cairo