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  • Temple of Luxor (Gayet 1894- LXXIV)
Amy Hammett The Clay Balls of Ancient Egypt: A Symbolic Defence Against Apophis? The “striking of the ball” ritual, dated from the New Kingdom to the Late period, is depicted on a number of temple walls. The scene depicts the Pharaoh, armed with a club or stick, hitting balls before...
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The Threat of the Headless Being: Constructing the Demonic in Christian Egypt David Frankfurter, Boston University Noon AHMA Colloquium Monday, March 7, 12-1.30 pm 370 Dwinelle, UC Berkeley This paper concerns the way local demonologies change under the influence of Christianity and the role of ritual experts, in this case...
The Demon Creation Station will be at the Ashmolean Museum Heroes & Villains LiveFriday January 2016 Friday 29 January, 7–10.30 pm All Welcome! We are all surrounded by invisible “demons” that help or hinder us. See how these heroes and villains were depicted and described by the Ancient Egyptians, and...
Felicitas Weber will be representing our project and speaking at the Altertumswissenschaften in a Digital Age: Egyptology, Papyrology and Beyond conference in Leipzig, November 4-6, 2015. “DemonBase” – Creating a database for “The Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millennium BCE” “The Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millennium BCE” was intended and funded...
From the Outside Looking In: Digitization of Ancient Egyptian Objects and Entities Kasia Szpakowska Associate Professor of Egyptology Swansea University, Wales Time: April 13, 2015;  5:30-6:30 p.m. Venue: 254 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley Sponsor: Near Eastern Studies & Center for Tebtunis Papyri Event Contact: [email protected] This presentation provides an overview of...
Digital Humanities and Egyptology Friday, February 13, 2015, 10 am – 1 pm The Center for the Tebtunis Papyri 373 Bancroft Library, (Jean and Irving Stone Seminar Room), Berkeley, CA First session (open to public) 10 am Opening remarks (Rita Lucarelli, UC Berkeley) 10.15 am Willeke Wendrich (UCLA): Ancient Egypt Online: Data,...
CODAH – Centre on Digital Arts and Humanities: Digging into Demons: The Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project Database by Dr Kasia Szpakowska (Swansea University) Tuesday 10 February, 12.00pm SURF Room, Fulton House, Swansea University In this presentation I will provide an overview of the Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millennium BCE, centered...
  Armed and dangerous: An iconography of protective Middle and New Kingdom demons Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 7 pm Fulton House 2, Swansea University, Wales During the New Kingdom, seemingly mundane household pieces of furniture began to be decorated with images of hybrid creatures engaged in fierce warrior dances. While...
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The Northern California chapter of ARCE (the American Research Center in Egypt) is sponsoring “The Restless Dead and Ghosts in Ancient Egypt” by Dr. Rita Lucarelli date: Sunday, August 24, 2014; 2:30 p.m. place: Room 254, Near Eastern Studies Lounge, 2nd floor, west end of Barrows Hall, Barrow Lane and Bancroft Way, UC...
The Demonology Project’s Zuzanna Bennett will be giving a lecture as part of the Friends of the Egypt Centre lecture series.   The ancient Egyptians came into contact with a wide range of supernatural beings in daily life and in the afterlife, some of which are described in the texts and images...