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Recent Excavations on Sai Island: Pyramids, Pounders, and Nimiti

 

 

 

 

Saturday 7 January 2017
2.00 pm
Venue Oakwood Centre

 

Abstract

Public Lecture:
By Dr Ken Griffin


Dr Ken Griffin This lecture will discuss the work (2014-15) of the AcrossBorders Project at Sai Island, Sudan. Excavations conducted within the New Kingdom town and cemetery, including the discovery of a new pyramid, will be presented alongside highlights of the material culture from the site.

Kenneth Griffin is a Lecturer in Egyptology in the Department of History and Classics since September 2015. Prior to this, he was the Co-ordinating Tutor of Egyptology with the Department of Adult Continuing Education (DACE) and an Honorary Research Associate with the Research Institute of Arts and Humanities (RIAH), both at Swansea University.

He earned his Bachelor's degree in Ancient History and Egyptology at Swansea University (2003), later completing his Master's in Ancient Egyptian Culture, also at Swansea (2005). His Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), entitled "An Analysis and Interpretation of the Role of the Rekhyt-People within the Egyptian Temple", was completed in 2014 at Swansea University.

Dr. Griffin has been a key member of the South Asasif Conservation Project (SACP), directed by Dr. Elena Pischikova, since 2010. Additionally, he has also participated in the Ahmose and Tetisheri Project (ATP) at Abydos (2010), directed by Dr. Steve Harvey, and the AcrossBorders Sai Island Archaeological Mission, Sudan (2015), directed by Prof. Julia Budka

 

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