Ana Tavares to give a talk in the UK

July 4th, 2016

Ana TavaresAERA’s Co-Field Director, Ana Tavares, will be giving a talk on July 9th at the Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society. 

Living in a liminal zone: The pyramid builder’s settlement at Heit el-Ghurab, Giza
This discussion highlights the architecture and layout of the settlement, and provides new insights on the dynamic relationship between the community and the ancient Egyptian state during the mid-fourth dynasty c.2490 BC

Living in a liminal zone: The priests’ ‘town’ of Queen Khentkawes at Giza
This site is unique in the Old Kingdom period and new information from the AERA’s excavations here is discussed in this talk, allowing us to ‘read the town’ and gain an understanding of its development.

For more information or to book a ticket: http://www.aemes.co.uk/