The American Research Center in Eygpt

Chapter Events

Chapter Events

November 2017

Friday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Anna Boozer
505 East Braddock Road, Alexandria, Virginia
Chapter: Washington, D.C.

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 3:30 p.m.

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Chapter: Pennsylvania

Dr. David P. Silverman, Eckley Brinton Coxe, Jr. Professor of Egyptology, Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, UPenn; Curator of the Egyptian Section, UPenn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Egyptian pharaohs went to great lengths to prepare their final resting places, and these architectural monuments could take various shapes, such as mastabas, pyramids, and rock cut graves.  In addition to containing the ruler’s mummified body, these tombs also became a storehouse for all the necessities the kings required for their journey to what lay beyond.  They also represented a microcosm of the environment in which royalty would spend eternity. This lecture will focus on what we know and don’t know about the necessities that the pharaohs would require in order to reach this goal and maintain their existence in this new and eternal cosmos.

Entrance fees are $10 for the general public, $7 for Penn Museum members and UPenn Staff & Faculty, $5 for Students with ID, and FREE for ARCE-PA members and children under 12.


Tuesday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Nikolaos Lazaridis, California State University, Sacramento

Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 238

Chapter: Oregon


December 2017


Sunday, December 10, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

Dr. Salima Ikram, Distinguished University Professor of Egyptology, American University in Cairo

Room 20, Barrows Hall, University of California, Berkeley

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00PM

Dr. Caroline Sauvage, Loyola Marymount University

Room 20 Barrows Hall


Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 15 East 84th Street

Emily Cole, New York University

Chapter: New York

Free and open to the public; reception to follow. Please RSVP

February 2018


Friday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m.

Dr. Peter van Minnen

505 East Braddock Road, Alexandria, Virginia

Chapter: Washington, D.C. 

March 2018


Sunday, March 4 at 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Joseph Wegner

Northern Virginia

Chapter: Washington, D.C. 


Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Susanne Onstine

505 East Braddock Road, Alexandria, Virginia

Chapter: Washington, D.C.

There is a cost for this workshop.

May 2018


Saturday, May 19 at 4:00

Dr. John Gaudet

505 East Braddock Road, Alexandria, Virginia

Chapter: Washington, D.C.

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