Lecture by Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and Vice Minister of Culture of Egypt, will present…
My Adventures in Archaeology on September 10, 2010 at 7PM
at the Hotel InterContinental in Frankfurt, Germany
In a 90-minute multimedia lecture, Dr. Zahi Hawass will address the focus of his research,
including the mysteries of Tutankhamun, the search for the grave of Queen Nefertiti, new findings in the Valley of the Kings and the search for the tombs of Cleopatra and Mark Antony. Dr. Hawass will also discuss his work on the pyramid complex of Sahure at Abusir. Biographical anecdotes and personal experiences from many years of his scientific activities will also be included.
Zahi Hawass was born in 1947 in Al-Ubaydiyah, Egypt. In 1967 he completed his study of Greek and Roman Archaeology in Alexandria with a Bachelor. He received his diploma in Egyptology from Cairo University in 1980. With the help of a Fulbright scholarship, studied Egyptology and Zahi Hawass Syro-Palestinian Archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he received his doctorate in 1987th Since 1988, informed Hawass Egyptian archeology, history and culture, primarily at the American University in Cairo and the University of California at Los Angeles. In 1998 he was appointed undersecretary for the monuments at Giza. Since 2002, Hawass Secretary General of the Egyptian Antiquities Service (Supreme Council of Antiquities, SCA). In addition to his duties as Secretary General, he currently serves as director of excavations for different projects – it is dedicated to the third pyramid at Giza (Pyramid of Menkaure), the Valley Temple of Chephren at Giza and the tombs of the superintendent southeast of the Sphinx. In recent years he has, among other intensively with Pharaoh Tutankhamun. To determine the cause of death of the Pharaoh, he was on 6 January 2005 whose mummy computed tomography study. Hawass in 2010 by the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appointed as Vice-Minister of Culture.
Meeting point: Hotel InterContinental, Frankfurt Wilhelm-Leuschner-Straße 43
To reserve a seat please call: 069-650049-110 or visit: liebieghaus.de