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Review of Dr. Stephen Buckley’s lecture: Egyptian Mummification – From the Stone Age to the Modern Age

Review of Dr. Stephen Buckley’s lecture: Egyptian Mummification – From the Stone Age to the Modern Age

We at the Hapy Society have been blessed, over the last few years, by the quality of the talks given by our visiting speakers.  That given by Dr. Stephen Buckley, from York University, was no exception.  Dr. Buckley’s topic centred on mummification in ancient Egypt, and he gave us a fascinating insight into the techniques...
A statuette of Neith from the Late Period (Wikimedia, Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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

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

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...

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Public Lectures

The War of Independence that began the 18th Dynasty
The War of Independence that began the 18th Dynasty
the Hapy Egyptology Society present a lecture by Mr John Johnsone (Chair of the Horus Society) entitled "The War of Independence that began the 18th Dynasty" at the Cooper Gallery Sat 28th Oct 2023 at 4:15pm...
Egyptian Mummification: from the Stone Age to the Modern Age
Egyptian Mummification: from the Stone Age to the Modern Age
The Hapy Egyptology Society hosts Dr Stephen Buckley's latest lecture "Egyptian Mummification: from the Stone Age to the Modern Age" at the Cooper Gallery in Barnsley - Sat 2nd September 2023 at 4:15pm...
Tomb Families: Private Tomb Distribution in the New Kingdom Theban Necropolis
Tomb Families: Private Tomb Distribution in the New Kingdom Theban Necropolis
Dr Kath Slinger, Lecturer at The University of Liverpool, presents her latest Egyptian Lecture at the Cooper Gallery on Sat 10th June 2023 at 4:15, hosted by the Hapy Egyptology Society...
**CANCELLED** Singing With the Dead: The Harpist’s Song in the New Kingdom
**CANCELLED** Singing With the Dead: The Harpist’s Song in the New Kingdom
Dr Huw Twiston-Davies present his lecture “Singing With the Dead: The Harpist’s Song in the New Kingdom” at the Cooper Gallery in Barnsley for the Hapy Egyptology Society on Sat 29th April at 4:15pm...
Typical Myths about Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Aand How to Read Them
Typical Myths about Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Aand How to Read Them
March, 2023 – Guest Lecturer Dr. Bill Manley, Honorary President of Egyptology Scotland, is an Egyptologist, university lecturer, museum curator and best-selling author. Best known for devising popular forms of access to the study of Ancient Egypt. His lecture aims to lift the lid on some of the myths found in Egyptian Hieroglyphs!!...
Who Ruled Thebes in the First Millennium? and why Bother Being King?
Who Ruled Thebes in the First Millennium? and why Bother Being King?
Guest Lecturer Chris Naughton presents a spellbinding recount of Thebes in the First Millennium and asks the question “Who Ruled and Why?”...
Senenmut: An Ancient Egyptian “Pooh-Bah” and his Afterlife
Senenmut: An Ancient Egyptian “Pooh-Bah” and his Afterlife
December 2022 – Guest Lecturer Campbell Price walks through the life and afterlife of Senenmut, Steward of the Gods Wife (Queen Hapshepsut) and Steward of the Gods Daughter (Neferure) and poses the question “Lover of the Queen?”...

Member-Only Lectures

Egypt’s greatest pharaohs
Egypt’s greatest pharaohs
Date Tuesday 11th July Time 7pm Andy Ward (our Society’s Chairman) walks us through Egypt’s Greatest Pharaohs.  An online Zoom Presentation Zoom ID 973-271-6211 Password 895609...
Goddess Neith
The Goddess Neith
Neith was an ancient goddess of war and weaving. Goddess Neith was the patron goddess of the Red Crown of Lower Egypt and the city of Zau (Sais, Lower Egypt). Egyptians portrayed her as a fierce deity in her usual representations, a woman wearing the Red Crown...
Bill Nolan – The Turin Museum
Bill Nolan – The Turin Museum
December 2022 – Guest Lecturer Bill Nolan from our Big Brother the Horus Society will present a talk on the Turin Museum...