University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

New Discoveries from the 2016 and 2017 Excavations at Anubis-Mountain, South Abydos

Saturday 16 September 2017
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Penn Museum

Upward view of buildings

Dr. Josef Wegner, Associate Curator, Egyptian section, Penn Museum, and Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania, speaks at this lecture presented by the American Research Center in Egypt, Pennsylvania Chapter (ARCE-PA).

Dr. Wegner directs excavations of the subterranean tomb of Senwosret III at South Abydos, Egypt, and an expanded investigation of the wider landscape of the mortuary complex. In this talk he looks at the last two seasons of work beneath the sacred peak of the Mountain-of-Anubis. In addition, he discusses continuing work on the tomb of a previously unknown pharaoh, Woseribre Senebkay, who reigned in the 17th century BCE. Penn Museum Rainey Auditorium.

Admission: $10 for the general public, $7 for Penn Museum members and Penn faculty and staff, $5 for Students with ID, and FREE for ARCE-PA members and children under 12.

Photo caption: Josef Wegner at Abydos, 2014, photo courtesy Josef Wegner.

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