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4.9.13

AIA Talk: The Osiris Temple in Abydos 11 September 2013

Dr. Michelle Marlar, recently of Morehouse College in Atlanta and currently a visiting professor at UAH, is an Egyptologist with her doctorate from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.  Dr. Marlar does fieldwork at Abydos.  The Osiris Temple there is one of the most important sacred sites in all of ancient Egypt.  The site was long a center of worship with a record of inscriptions and building; it was a pilgrimage destination during the Middle Kingdom.  The location of the temple was a mystery until it was discovered by NYU experts in 2003.  You can read more about the on-going investigations here

Talk:  The Osiris Temple in Abydos:  An Offering which the King Gives
When:  11 September 2013 7:30 PM
Where:  Wilson Hall Theatre, UAH Campus

The talk is free and open to the public.  Please come and bring a friend!

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