Thames Valley ancient Egypt Society (TVAES) was founded in 1994 to meet the increasing local demands of a growing interest in Ancient Egypt. The aims of the Society are to promote the study and public dissemination of the culture, religion, art, language, life and death in ancient Egypt.

Members and non-members are warmly welcomed to our talks, study days and classes, which cover all aspects of ancient Egypt.

Our next events are below or click here to download the TVAES 2016-2017 programme:-



  Saturday September 10th 2016 2.00 pm Oakwood Centre Reconstructing the Early Second Millennium BCE Using Scarab Amulets.
By Stephanie Boonstra

Abstract & Biography
Stephanie Boonstra
  Saturday 15th October 2016
AGM at 1.00pm
Lecture at 2.00 pm
Oakwood Centre Being Imperial : Egypt and the Levant at home and abroad in the New Kingdom
By Dr Linda Hulin

Abstract & Biography
Linda Hulin
  Saturday 12th November 2016 2.00 pm Oakwood Centre Ipuwer and perfect misery: Why did the Egyptians like pessimism?
By  Dr Roland Enmarch

Abstract & Biography
Dr Roland Enmarch
  Saturday 10th December 2016 2.00 pm Coronation Hall Decoding Egyptian Art
By Professor Alan Lloyd

Abstract & Biography
Professor Allan LLoyd
  Saturday 7th January 2017
2.00 pm
Oakwood Centre Recent Excavations on Sai Island: Pyramids, Pounders, and Nimiti
By Dr Ken Griffin

Abstract & Biography
Dr. Kenneth Griffin
  Saturday 18th February 2017
2.00 pm
Oakwood Centre The Philip Wickens' memorial lecture
Saqqara's abandoned Tombs beside the Unis Pyramid Causeway: The burials of a Master-Butcher and a Hairdresser of the Palace
By Dr Yvonne Harper

Abstract & Biography
  Saturday 25th March 2017
2.00 pm
Oakwood Centre Egyptian Decrees, Biographies, Accounts and Formulae in the Age of the Pyramids: A Look at the people of the Old Kingdom through the written word
By Dr Nigel Strudwick

Abstract & Biography
Dr Nigel Strudwick
  Saturday 22nd April 2017
2.00 pm
Oakwood Centre Egyptian Coffins: Exploring the carpenter's craft
By Dr Geoffrey Killen

Abstract & Biography
  Saturday 13th May 2017
2.00 pm
Oakwood Centre Magical and Divinatory Texts
By Dr Luigi Prada

Abstract & Biography
Dr Luigi Prada
  Saturday Jun 3rd 2017
2.00 pm
Oakwood Centre Revealing the Splendours of Ancient Egypt: David Roberts – Artist Extraordinary
By Clive Barham Carter

Abstract & Biography
Clive Barham Carter

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