Price: ROM/SSEA members $20; General Public: $25
lecture is jointly presented by the Friends of Ancient Egypt, Royal
Ontario Museum and the Toronto Chapter of the Society for the Study of
Egyptian Antiquities in support of the ROM's Egyptian and Nubian collections.
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The profits from this event will be split between the Amarna Project,
the Egyptian and Nubian Collections of the Royal Ontario Museum and the
SSEA Toronto Chapter's speakers' fund.
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.About The Speaker:
BARRY J. KEMP, CBE, is Director of the Amarna Project
and Chairman of the Amarna Truste. He is also Emeritus Professor of
Egyptology at the University of Cambridge, UK and a Senior Fellow of the
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. He has directed
excavation and archaeological survey at Amarna for the Egypt Exploration
Society since 1977. He was appointed Commander of the Order of the
British Empire (CBE) in the 2011 New Year Honours for services to
archaeology, education and international relations in Egypt.
the author of numerous books and articles, many of which are essential
works for the study of Egyptian social history, and of the Amarna
Period. These include The City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti: Amarna and Its People
(2012),Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilisation
(2nd Edition, 2005), Amarna Reports
, parts 1-5, Busy Lives at Amarna: Excavations in the Main City (Grid 12 and the House of Ranefer, N49.18)
(co-authored with Anna Stevens; 2011),The Main Chapel at the Amarna Workmen's Village and Its Wall Paintings (Excavation Memoirs)
(co-authored with F.J. Weatherhead; 2007). In 2009, a Festschrift in his honour,Beyond the Horizon: Studies in Egyptian Art, Archaeology and History in Honour of Barry J. Kemp
, edited by Salima Ikram and Aidan Dodson, was published the Supreme Council of Antiquities.