Egypt in LA

Steep yourself in Ancient Egypt with three days of exclusive events!

Saturday, October 5  - Monday, October 7, 2019

Hear eight of the world’s leading Egyptologists, who will appear together for the first time to share their expertise on life in Ancient Egypt. These experts are all editors of the UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology (UEE), a prestigious resource of in-depth articles on Ancient Egypt that has been a decade in the making. Accessible by the public, these articles cover language, religion, history, art, and a wide variety of other important topics on this critical civilization.

Please join us for this special event which will emphasize the role of women and how they helped shape Ancient Egypt as we know it.

Women in Ancient Egypt: Power, Placentas, and Tattoos

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Saturday, October 5
1:00 - 6:00 PM Symposium and Reception
UCLA Faculty Center

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Women & Power in Ancient Egypt with Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney

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Sunday, October 6
10:00AM – 12:00 PM
Vista Theatre

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Behind the Scenes at the Getty Villa with Marie Svoboda

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Monday, October 7
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Getty Villa

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