Suzanne Onstine- People of Thebes

The People of Ancient Thebes

Dr. Suzanne Onstine
Associate Professor, Department of History
University of Memphis

* Workshop *
Saturday, March 31st, 2017
10 am-4 pm

Part I: The birth of the 18th Dynasty Theban necropolis- Amenhotep I & Ahmose Nefertari  
Part II:  Ramesside private tombs   
Part III:  TT 16, the use and re-use of the tomb of Panehsy and Tarenu 
Part IV:  The story of women in Thebes told by the Bab el-Gasus funerary cache

Suzanne Onstine is an Associate Professor in the History Department at the University of Memphis where she lectures in Egyptology. Her research covers social history, women and gender, religion, archaeology, and Theban Tombs of the New Kingdom. She is the director of the University of Memphis Mission to Theban Tomb (TT) 16 (Panehsy), studying the 19th dynasty tomb and the secondary burials in it through epigraphy, archaeology, and forensic studies of the human remains. 

This interactive workshop will take place in Alexandria, VA (see address below), and last for approximately four hours, with a 90-minute lunch break in the middle. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided in the morning. Nearby lunch options include Lena's Woodfire Pizza, and Dos Amigos. Additionally, participants are welcome to bring their own lunch.

**This event takes place in Alexandria**
505 East Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22314
Across the street from Braddock road Metro station.
Venue sponsored by  Maria & Richard Calderon and Hands along the Nile Development Services, Inc. (HANDS)

Check back soon for details on how to R.S.V.P.