Donald Ryan, archeologist and faculty fellow at Pacific Lutheran University, will present a two-day Egyptology Workshop at The University of Montana on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16. The workshop will be held in Gallagher Business Building Room 106 and is free and open to the public.
The Saturday morning session from 9 a.m. to noon will include “An Introduction to Egyptology” and “Survey of Ancient Egyptian History.” The Saturday afternoon session from 1:30 to 5 p.m. will cover “Daily Life in Ancient Egypt” and “Egyptian Language and Writing.”
The Sunday session from 1 to 4:30 p.m. will explore “Views of the Afterlife” and
“Great Discoveries in Egyptian Archaeology.”
Ryan’s areas of research interest include Egyptian archaeology, Polynesian archaeology, the history of archaeology, the history of exploration, ancient languages and scripts and experimental archaeology. His research in Egypt includes excavations in the Valley of the Kings, where he investigated the long-neglected undecorated tombs in the royal cemetery.
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