Lecture: Highlights of the Early Old Kingdom

Highlights of the Early Old Kingdom

Date: 7:30 – 9:00pm, 02-Mar-2012

Cost: Meetings are Free to members, Guests $5 – Students with ID $2


Description:

Finishing with our surveys of the overall history of the Old Kingdom, this lecture will  cover the main accomplishments of the Early Old Kingdom when the  most complex and then the very largest  pyramids were built.  We will be looking at how the ancient Egyptians were able to construct these massive monumental buildings, but also how the development of these burial places developed through time.

About the speaker:

Julius Szekrenyes is our Calgary SSEA predident and was also president  from our formation up to 1989.  He has had a life-long interest in Ancient Egypt and has taught Ancient Egyptian history at U. of C. Continuing Education for 15 years.  In a previous life, he was a pathologist.

Location:

Room EDC 287 in the Education Block at the University of Calgary.

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