Abusir in a diachronic perspective. A conference in Cairo

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Czech Egyptology, the Czech Institute of Egyptology, the Ministry of Antiquities and the Embassy of the Czech Republic have the pleasure to invite you to a seminar held in the Ministry of Antiquities, Ahmed Pasha Kamal Hall, 2 El-Adel Abu Bakr, on October 30, 2019


Preliminary program:


9:00 – 9:30               Opening and foreword by H. E. Khaled El Enany, Minister of Antiquities, H. E. Jan Fulík, Ambassador of the Czech Republic, Zahi Hawass and Miroslav Bárta


Block A                      Abusir: between Giza and Saqqara


9:30 – 10:00                Abusir and Egyptian history (Zahi Hawass)

10:00 – 10:30             Abusir: A necropolis of kings and the high elite (Miroslav Bárta)


10:30 – 11:00                         Coffee break


11:00 – 11:30             Royal cemetery at Abusir (Miroslav Verner)

11:30 – 12:00             Sahura’s pyramid complex (Mohamed Ismail)


12:00 – 13:00                         Lunch Break


Block B                      Abusir in the Old Kingdom


13:00 – 13:30             Tombs of royal sons (Jaromír Krejčí)

13:30 – 14:00             Tombs of Egyptian princesses (Hana Vymazalová)

14:30 – 15:00             Djedkara between Saqqara and Abusir (Mohamed Megahed)


15:00 – 15:30                         Coffee break


Block C                      Abusir in the New Kingdom and the Late Period


15:30 – 16:00             The New Kingdom Abusir (Dana Bělohoubková)

16:00 – 16:30             Shaft-tomb cemetery at Abusir (Ladislav Bareš)

16:30 – 17:00             Mysteries of the texts from the shaft tombs (Renata Landgráfová, Jiří Janák)

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