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Recent discoveries of the French mission in Deir el-Medina. Highlights from the past seasons

 

 

 

 

Saturday 9 December 2017
2.00 pm
Venue Coronation Hall

 

Abstract

Public Lecture:
By Dr Cedric Gobeil


Professor Alan Lloyd The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the French archaeological concession in Deir el-Medina. Contrary to general belief, the ongoing exploration of Deir el-Medina by the IFAO has recently shown that this site is far from being over. Rather, it suggests that many answers to our questions are still waiting to be uncovered. Partly thanks to new technologies, new finds are made every year. While reviewing the main activities that have taken place during the past seasons, this lecture will highlight the most interesting and newest discoveries made by our team since 2011.

Dr Cedric Gobeil: After completing an undergraduate degree in his native Canada Cedric undertook graduate studies and obtained his PhD from the Sorbonne in Paris. Cedric is Director of the French archaeological mission of Deir el-Medina (IFAO)and has worked for many other French missions in Egypt. Since August 2016 Cedric has combined his position at Deir el-Medna with his appointment as Director of the Egypt Exploration Society in London.

 

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