Join us in May for our last talk of the season to hear the latest updates on work at the site of Arab al-Hisn by Dr. Mamdouh El-Damaty, Former Minister of Antiquities in Egypt and current Professor at Ain Shams University. We look forward to welcoming you: reserve your ticket for this lecture on Eventbrite.
The SSEA Toronto Chapter wishes to thank Prof. Mohamed S. A. Hamza, the Cultural Counselor at the Egyptian Embassy in Washington DC, for his kind assistance in arranging Dr. El-Damaty’s visit to Toronto.
Dr. Mamdouh El-Damaty (Ain Shams University)
Wednesday, May 15 at 7.00 pm
Sidney Smith Hall
100 St. George Street
Dr. Mamdouh El-Damaty is currently a Professor of Egyptology in the Department of Archaeology at the Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University and Former Minister of Antiquities. He has received the Legion of Honor “Cavalier” from the Italian Government, State Award for Excellence in Social Sciences, Gold Medal of Charles University in Prague and the Award of Appreciation in Social Sciences of Ain Shams University. He has participated in 25 International Conferences in Egypt, Germany, Italy, Austria, France, Japan, Finland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. He is the author of 10 books and 28 scientific research papers in both international and local scientific journals. He was previously the President and Vice President of the International Committee of Arabic Museums. Since June 2017, Dr. Eldamaty has headed the team at the excavations of Arab Al-Hisn in El-Matarya on behalf of Ain Shams University and since September 2015 he has been part of the research project in the Valley of the Kings, Tomb of King Tutankhamun.