Join us in April for our last talk of the season, delving into the construction and deconstruction of the afterlife during Egypt’s New Kingdom as explained by Dr. Joshua Roberson. We look forward to welcoming you!
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Dr. Joshua Roberson (University of Memphis)
Friday, April 26 at 7.30 pm
Sidney Smith Hall
100 St. George Street
Dr. Roberson earned his Ph.D. in Egyptology at the University of Pennsylvania, and is a specialist in Egyptian language and religion. He has worked at numerous archaeological sites in Egypt, including Saqqara, Abydos, the Opet and Ptah precincts of Karnak temple at Luxor, and Elephantine Island at Aswan. He has also conducted field research on royal and private tombs in the Valley of the Kings and the el-Asasif necropolis with support from the American Research Center in Egypt and the United States Department of State. He is the author of more than two dozen articles, book chapters, and scholarly reviews, as well as two major monographs: The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Earth and The Awakening of Osiris and the Transit of the Solar Barques. His current publication projects include a monographic Lexicon of Ancient Egyptian Cryptography and a new volume of Ramesside Inscriptions.