Queens of Ancient Egypt
Queens of Ancient Egypt - Oct/Nov 2017
These six week, non-credit bearing courses in Egyptology provide an opportunity for the academic study of specific aspects of ancient Egypt at one of the leading Universities in the UK.
This course aims to explore the developing role of the queen of Egypt from Predynastic times until the death of Cleopatra VII in 30 BC. Taking a chronological approach, with an emphasis on the queens of the New Kingdom, it draws upon a combination of archaeological and textual evidence to tell a fascinating story.
Week 1: The Royal Women of Ancient Egypt
Week 2: Pyramid Queens: queens of the Old and Middle Kingdoms
Week 3: Fighting Queens: queens of the 17th and Earlier 18th Dynasty
Week 4: Sun Queens: the royal women of Amarna
Week 5: Queens and God’s Wives
Week 6: Ptolemaic Queens
15th October 2017 – 26th November 2017