Tuesdays March-May 2019, 2-3.30pm
The Department of Ancient History in conjunction with the Macquarie University Ancient History Association (MAHA) offers a research seminar series, intended to bring together those within Macquarie and outside who have an interest in the languages, histories, and cultures of the ancient world.
All are welcome! Please arrive on time and join us after the seminar for coffee, tea and biscuits!
Convenor: Dr Alexandra Woods
|Introducing the Centre for Ancient Cultural Heritage and Environment (CACHE):
|Dr Karin Sowada (MQ) — The Liquid Commodities Trade between Egypt and the Levant in the Early Bronze Age
Dr Gil Davis (MQ) — Rites and Wrongs: The Vexed Case Against Nicomachus
|Silke Caßor-Pfeiffer (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen) — "May your limbs be rejuvenated": The purpose of milk offerings in Graeco-Roman temples and its historical context
Professor Stefan Pfeiffer (Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg) — A divided society? Egyptian Revolts against Ptolemaic Domination
|Laura Harris (MQ) — Deformed Horns and Overgrown Hooves: The Physical Modification of Cattle in the New Kingdom and Its Welfare Implications
Gillian Smith (MQ) — The Hypostyle Hall at Karnak: art, architecture and space
|Genevieve Holt (MQ) — Cracks in the Wall: A look at the term "palace-facade"
Associate Professor Malcolm Choat (MQ) — Ritual Expertise and Religious Authority: the place of Magic in Late Antique Egypt
|Professor Martin Bommas (MQ Museum of Ancient Cultures) — Osirian Cult Songs: New Insights|
|Emily Corbin (MQ) — The Rise and Fall of the Genet: The Relationship between the Cat and the Genet in Ancient Egypt
Dr Ryan Strickler (University of Queensland) — An Ominous Emperor: A Consideration of the emperor Vespasian's Portents
|Dr Jamie Fraser (Nicholson Museum), Dr Conni Lord (Nicholson Museum), Professor John Magnussen (MQ Medical Imaging) — New research by the Nicholson Museum's Mummy Project|
|Dr Caleb Hamilton (Monash University) — Were the Early Dynastic Egyptians non-indigenous in Egypt? A unique case study in the Egyptian presence in the Western Desert|
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