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Learn to understand ancient Egyptian poetry with Professor Richard Parkinson

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Sift through the sands of time to explore ancient Egyptian poetry with Richard Parkinson, professor of Egyptology at the University of Oxford and a fellow of The Queen’s College, Oxford. Specializing in the translation and interpretation of poetry from the classic period of Egyptian culture (19501650 BCE), Professor Parkinson is also the author of numerous books on Egyptology and has served as a curator at the British Museum. During his lecture, he shares expert insights into how this 4,000-year-old poetry can be read, understood and appreciated today.

Sift through the sands of time to explore ancient Egyptian poetry with Richard Parkinson, professor of Egyptology at the University of Oxford and a fellow of The Queen’s College, Oxford. Specializing in the translation and interpretation of poetry from the classic period of Egyptian culture (19501650 BCE), Professor Parkinson is also the author of numerous books on Egyptology and has served as a curator at the British Museum. During his lecture, he shares expert insights into how this 4,000-year-old poetry can be read, understood and appreciated today.

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