09 April 2024 - Campbell Price : Hatshepsut : Egypt's Greatest Female Pharaoh
How did she rise to become one of the most powerful women in the ancient world? What were her achievements? Why was her name attacked? And what was her legacy? This lecture reviews some of the fascinating evidence for a unique personality.
Dr Campbell Price is Curator of Egypt and Sudan at Manchester Museum, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool and Chair of Trustees at the Egypt Exploration Society, the UK's foremost charity supporting Egypt's cultural heritage. He has published widely, lectured internationally, and regularly comments on Egyptological subjects for TV and radio. His latest book for children, written with Greg Jenner, is Totally Chaotic History: Ancient Egypt Gets Unruly (Walker Books, 2024).