Ancient Egypt’s Theban Tombs of the Nobles


Residential course

Lucia Gahlin

17 July 2023 to 19 July 2023

From £265 Non-residential fee

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This sumptuously illustrated course will be a comprehensive exploration of the Tombs of the Nobles open to visitors on Luxor’s west bank.

We will examine the design and decoration of a fine range of well-known and little-known tombs in Western Thebes dating to the New Kingdom (c1500 – 1000 BC). Highlights will include the tomb of Thutmose III’s Vizier Rekhmire (TT100), Sennefer’s ‘Tomb of the Vineyards’ (TT96), and the tomb of Queen Tiye’s Steward Kheruef (TT192).

All-comers welcome.

Residential Fees From: £395.   Non Residential: £265.

Course runs from Dinner on Monday to Lunch on Wednesday.

Tutor information

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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