Life under Akhenaten: Excavating the cemeteries of Amarna

Wanneer:
5 oktober 2018 @ 20:00 – 21:30
2018-10-05T20:00:00+02:00
2018-10-05T21:30:00+02:00
Waar:
RMO Leiden, Taffehzaal
Rapenburg
Kosten:
€ 12,50; Voor donateurs van Mehen en Vrienden van RoMeO € 10,--; Studenten € 5,=.
Life under Akhenaten: Excavating the cemeteries of Amarna
by Dr. Anna Stevens, Dr. Anna Stevens, University of Cambridge and assistant director of the Amarna Project
For more than 10 years now, the Amarna Project has been excavating the cemeteries of the people of Amarna, gaining a wealth of new information about how these people experienced life under Akhenaten. What roles did they play at Amarna? How did they approach death and burial in this time of religious change? What was their quality of life? This talk will present the results of this long-term, multidisciplinary study of life and death at Amarna – and share the latest findings from the Spring 2018 excavations at a new cemetery near the North Tombs.