The First Pharaohs of Egypt

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The First Pharaohs of Egypt

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


The First Pharaohs of Egypt

by Professor Aidan Dodson FSA

Egypt was unified around 3100 BC, and the following five centuries – the first three dynasties – saw the establishment of most of the key facets of the Egyptian state, which would endure for three millennia. This lecture gives an overview of not only what we know of the history and monuments of this formative era, but also the way in which succeeding Egyptian generations remembered their remote ancestors, and how the period was rediscovered by modern archaeology.


Professor Dodson delivered a lecture for the Society in 2020 on Nefertiti: Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt, the first in a series of books he is writing. You can catch up on this lecture below.

This event will be both in person at Burlington House and online. Please select the appropriate ticket below. 

Attendance at Burlington House:

  • Open to anyone to join, Fellows and Non-Fellows.
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  • The event will begin at 13.00 BST. Please arrive in plenty of time.
  • All attendees should scan the NHS QR code available at the entrance. For further details on the Government guidelines regarding COVID-19 and track and trace please visit their website here.

Attendance by Live Stream:

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  • The event will be live-streamed to YouTube here
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November 2
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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