British Archaeologist to Speak on Campus

copyright the Berber-Abidiya Archaeological Project

Dr. Julie R. Anderson, Assistant Keeper of Ancient Sudan and Egyptian Nubia at The British Museum in London, one of the leading museums in the world, will give a public lecture titled "Black Pharaohs and Porridge: A Nubian temple on the middle Nile reveals its secrets.”  The talk will be on Tuesday, September 20th at 6:00 p.m. in OP 2210.  The talk and related events have been arranged by Dr. Sara Orel (Professor of Art/Art History,

The image above shows a sculpture of the head of Aspelta, king of Kush (northern Sudan, c. 600-580 BCE) which was found during Dr. Anderson's excavations in the the Sudan.