Amenhotep III and the Sun Kings of Egypt’s 18th Dynasty
This course will explore the fascinating second half of the 18th dynasty, from the reign of the pharaoh Thutmose IV to that of Horemheb (c1400 – 1295 BC); a period of some of Egypt’s most intriguing rulers, notably Amenhotep III and Akhenaten, pharaohs who dared to do things differently.
An era of Egyptian history when fabulous art and architecture reflected religious innovation; when the sun and king were combined to most dazzling effect. An innovative era brought to an end by the traditionalist military leader Horemheb.
Residential Fees From: £376. Non Residential: £252
Course runs from Dinner on Monday to Lunch on Wednesday.
Lucia Gahlin has been teaching Egyptology courses for Dillington House since 2006. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at UCL’s Institute of Archaeology, and lectures throughout the UK. She has a close affiliation with the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London and has been Registrar for Barry Kemp’s archaeological expedition at Tell el Amarna in Middle Egypt. She regularly leads tours to Egypt, and her publications include Egypt. Gods, Myths and Religion, and chapters in The Egyptian World (ed. Toby Wilkinson). She is Chair of the Friends of the Petrie Museum and an accredited lecturer for The Arts Society.
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