If you want to hear all about the mummification of a human body donor then this is the lecture for you!
The Friends of the Egypt Centre will be hosting a lecture by Dr Stephen Buckley (Research Fellow. Department of Archaeology. University of York) and Professor Joann Fletcher (Honorary Visiting Professor, University of York) titled ‘From Kings’ Valley to Kings College: the Makings of a Modern Mummy’
Dr Stephen Buckley and Professor Joann Fletcher will be discussing ancient Egyptian embalming, their mummification of a human body donor and the results of this project to date.
The event takes place on Wednesday 7 June at 7.00pm at Faraday A, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP and is free for Friends of the Egypt Centre members and £3.00 non-members (payable on the door).
More information about the Egypt Centre go to http://egypt.swan.ac.uk
For more information about the mummification of the human body donor which Dr Buckley was associated with go to:
- The mummification of Alan the Devon taxi driver was filmed. See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-15342140
- Also reported in the Daily Mail. See: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2052037/Mummifying-Alan-How-did-Alan-Billis-wife-Jan-feel-finally-seeing-Tutan-Alan.html
- Tuesday 2 May 2017 12.58 BST
- Tuesday 10 September 2019 14.20 BST
- Swansea University, Tel: 01792 295050