november, 2019

06nov20:0021:30Asby History GroupThe Enigma of Tutankhamun20:00 - 21:30 Asby Village Hall


Event Details

Speaker:  Phil Hill.


The boy king of Egypt is instantly recognisable and world famous, but did you know that almost nothing definite is known about his life, death or parentage. Here is a mystery to explore.


For background reading:
Dodson, Aidan, “Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb and the Egyptian Counter Reformation”, 2010. ISBN 9789774163043

Reeves, Nicholas, “The Complete Tutankhamun: The King, The Tomb, The Royal Treasures”, 1995. ISBN 9780500278109

Tyldesley, Joyce, “Tutankhamen’s Curse: The developing history of an Egyptian King”, 2012. ISBN 9781861971661


Would you like to see these glittering world heritage artefacts before they return to Egypt forever?

The exhibition “TUTANKHAMUN: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” is coming to London’s Saatchi Gallery to commemorate the centenary of the discovery of the boy king’s tomb.  Click on ‘Learn More’ at the end of this listing to go to the exhibition’s website.


All welcome:
AHG members free; non-members £3 (including refreshments).




(Wednesday) 20:00 - 21:30


Asby Village Hall

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