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The University of Memphis Mission’s Work at Theban Tomb 16 in Dra Abu el-Naga

Dr. Suzanne Onstine, Director of the University of Memphis Mission at Theban Tomb 16

11 February 2018

12:00 PM

Third Floor Floating Room (F3)

 The BA Antiquities Museum is organizing lecture titled “The University of Memphis Mission’s Work at Theban Tomb 16 in Dra Abu el-Naga” to be held on Sunday, 11 February 2018 at 12:00 noon, the BA Floating Room on level F3. The lecture will be delivered by Dr. Suzanne Onstine, Director of the University of Memphis Mission at Theban Tomb 16 (Panehsy); and the Associate Professor, Department of History at the University of Memphis, USA. She will discuss an overview of the work done in Theban tomb 16 since 2007. The tomb originally dates to the reign of Ramesses II with significant use in the Third Intermediate Period, possibly extending up to the Greco-Roman period. Her work includes epigraphy of the painted plaster reliefs, clearance of the looted secondary burials, the analysis of human remains, and study of objects. Additionally, significant finds and interpretations will be presented related to the tomb owner and occupants throughout her lecture.  

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contact: Dr. Galal Refai

e-mail: Galal.Refai@bibalex.org

Tel.: +203 483 9999 Ext.: 2337

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