Tutankhamun: The Pharaoh Behind the Tomb

History - Egyptology

Residential course

Two Day Course

Lucia Gahlin

17 May 2021 to 18 May 2021

From £197 Non-residential fee

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Description

This course will appeal to those with an interest in Archaeology, Ancient History, History and Art History

The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb and the iconic treasures within may be world-famous, but how much do you know about the man behind the tomb? This course will explore the life of the prince then pharaoh Tutankhamun; his statuary, reliefs, building work and other achievements of his short life. It will be impossible to ignore his death, tomb and funerary equipment but the focus of this course will be on a historical figure rather than the discovery of a famous tomb.

Residential Fees From: £253.   Non Residential: £197

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.

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.