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The Women in Tutankhamun's Life
The Women in Tutankhamun's Life

Wed, 25 Oct


Southampton City Art Gallery

The Women in Tutankhamun's Life

Join Egyptologist Hilary Wilson for October's illustrated talk. Admission: £4.00 FoSMAG member / £6.00 non-member / £4.00 student.

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Time & Location

25 Oct 2023, 10:30 – 11:30 BST

Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Commercial Rd, Southampton SO14 7LY, UK

About the event

Tutankhamun, being no more than ten years old at his accession, depended on the guidance and experience of family and courtiers to establish his kingship. This talk identifies the potential female influences on Tutankhamun’s life, from his grandmother to his wife, from his nurse to the matron of his harem, and explores the complicated relationships within the royal family.

Hilary Wilson is Chair of the Southampton Ancient Egypt Society. She has taught Egyptology to adults, university students, and school children, and has written several books on Ancient Egypt. She also writes Egyptian-themed fiction under the name Hilary Cawston.

Event Details:

  • The talk will be held in the Lecture Theatre at Southampton City Art Gallery.
  • Please let us know you're coming by clicking the Register button on this page.
  • Admission fees are £4.00 (individual FoSMAG member / individual student) and £6.00 (individual non-member).
  • Please be ready to pay in cash or by chip+pin card payment at the door.

Image: Section of a photograph of a wall painting from Tutankhamun's tomb, originally from the Smithsonian Magazine.

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