Review of Christiane’s lecture on the goddess Neith – Sun 14th May

A statuette of Neith from the Late Period (Wikimedia, Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Members’ regular online Zoom talks are a very enjoyable and informal way to find out more about aspects of life in Ancient Egypt. In May Christiane Cartwright gave us an insight into the magical world of the fearsome and powerful goddess Neith, and the real-life Egyptian queens who took her name. We found out that […]

Review of Bolton Museum Visit – Wed 28th June

What an impressive collection and thoughtful presentation of ancient Egyptian artefacts!During our visit, Ian Trumble, the Curator for Archaeology, Egyptology and World Cultures at Bolton Museum took the group around the exhibition on an impressive tour through history. We learned about the close connection between Bolton and excavations in Egypt in the 19th and 20th […]