Distinguished Lecture Series: Beneath the Bandages: Mummies, Magic, and Manchester - Dr Joyce Tydesley
Take a journey back in time into the incredible world of Ancient Egypt, using mummies from the Manchester Museum's collection to understand the lives, hopes, and fears of this ancient civilization.
Dr Tyldesley is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Life Sciences, where she writes and teaches the three year distance learning (on-line) Certificate in Egyptology, the two year distance learning (on-line) Diploma in Egyptology, and a series of distance learning (on-line) Short Courses in Egyptology. She is closely associated with the KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology, and is a Research Associate of the Manchester Museum. Reflecting her interest in Egyptological outreach, she has published a series of books and articles on ancient Egypt; these include three television tie in books and Cleopatra, Last Queen of Egypt, which was a Radio 4 "Book of the Week". She has published three books for children, and her play for children, The Lost Scroll, premiered at Kendal Museum in April 2011. Her most recent book, Tutankhamen's Curse, was published in February 2012 (paperback July 2013).
About the Distinguished Lecture Series:
Daily lectures delivered by some of our most distinguished academics. These lectures are for anyone and everyone whether you're studying this for your degree or simply curious.
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Lecture Theatre B