Cutting Edge Egyptology

“The premiere Egyptian lecture program in the U.S.”
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Monthly Lecture:
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 1:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m.
Bowers Museum, Santa Ana

Dr. Aaron A. Burke
UCLA

"Insurgency and Social Interaction in New Kingdom Jaffa: Recent Excavations of the Egyptian Fortress."

Sponsored by Catherine and Kenneth Ragland

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The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) is a nonprofit organization that facilitates the study, excavation, preservation and renovation of important historical artifacts and sites from the Pharaonic through the Medieval Period. The main administrative office is in Cairo the U.S. business office is in San Antonio, Texas.

The ARCE chapters in the U.S. sponsor educational programs in almost all geographic regions of the lower 48 states.

What ARCE/OC Can Do for You

While based in Orange County, the ARCE/OC chapter serves all counties from Ventura to San Diego to the Inland Empire. Our programs are offered in conjunction with our partner, the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. We offer:

Free monthly lectures by prominent Egyptologists, open to the public.

Special events such as hieroglyphs classes, interpreted visits to museum exhibitions and seminars on popular topics—all at reasonable prices.

Quarterly newsletter with late-breaking news from Egypt and information about our programming.

Advice about traveling to Egypt.

Opportunities to socialize with other Southern Californians interested in Ancient Egypt.

Book signings.

Advance notice of museum exhibitions and lectures by Egyptologists for other groups in Southern California.

Connections to help you contribute to field work of various Egyptologists.



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