ARCE-DC: Egyptology Lectures in DC!

We're the Washington, DC chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt.

Next Egyptology lecture in DC: September 16

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On September 16, 2011, at 6:30 pm, will feature a talk by Dr. David O’Connor of NYU.

This talk will be held at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies’ Rome Auditorium. The auditorium is located at 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Here’s a link to a map on to help you find your way.

In  Dr. O’Connor’s  lecture,  entitled “Mysteries  of  Abydos: Excavating  and  Saving  the  Monuments  of  Egypt’s Earliest  Pharaohs,” he will  describe  the  revealing  discoveries  that are  being  made  about  these  enigmatic  monuments  to  Egypt’s  earliest kings; their documentation  and  preservation;  and  the  intensive  conservation and stabilization program  that  will  assure  the  survival  of  the  greatest  of them for  the  next  5000 years  and  more.

For more details, please visit the page on for this event:



Author: arcedc77

The ARCE Chapter in Washington, DC (ARCE-DC) sponsors, on average, ten free lectures and one seminar a year, plus occasional social events. We sponsor tours to Egypt and organize occasional bus trips to museums that are featuring exhibitions on Egypt. We maintain close contact with the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, and the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, D.C., which frequently provides a speaking venue for our lecturers. Our lectures are otherwise coordinated with and held at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Our chapter has approximately 100 members and the average attendance at lectures is approximately 40 people. When held at the Egyptian Embassy, the number can exceed 100 attendees.

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