Date: 7:30 – 9:00pm, 01-Feb-2013
Cost: Meetings are Free to members, Guests $5 – Students with ID $2
The ‘collapse’ of the Middle Kingdom in ancient Egypt led into a period in which the northern Delta (and possibly further South) was ruled by kings of Asiatic ancestry. Dubbed the “Second Intermediate Period” (c. 1650 – 1550 BCE), it was a phase in which the native Theban rulers managed to take back the country and institute reforms that led to the strong 18th Dynasty (1550 – 1295 BCE). Julius will illustrate the developments of these tumultuous time through the use of pharaonic art.
About the speaker:
Julius Szekrenyes is the Calgary Chapter’s SSEA president. 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.
*Note: Nick Wernick sends along his regrets that he could not present at this lecture. However, please note that he is rescheduled for our lecture in May.
Room EDC 287 in the Education Block at the University of Calgary.