Sun-Worship in Ancient Egypt

History - Egyptology

Residential course

Lucia Gahlin

19 February 2021 to 21 February 2021

From £233 Non-residential fee

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Description

Think of ancient Egypt and you think of pyramids and obelisks. These are icons of the ancient Egyptian solar religion.

In this course we will explore pharaonic art, architecture and inscriptions to find out more about ancient Egyptian sun worship. We will consider the cult of Ra, but also the many other aspects of the solar divine important to the ancient Egyptians, including of course the worship of Aten, Akhenaten’s attempt at monotheism.

Residential Fees From: £348.   Non Residential: £233

Tutor information

Lucia Gahlin has been teaching Egyptology courses for Dillington House since 2006. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at University College London’s Institute of Archaeology, and lectures throughout the UK. She has a close affiliation with the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology and has been a member of the archaeological team at Tell el-Amarna in Egypt. She regularly leads tours to Egypt; her publications include Egypt. Gods, Myths and Religion; she is Chair of the Friends of the Petrie Museum, and an accredited lecturer for The Arts Society.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.