16 July 2022 Start
16 July 2022 End
online via Zoom

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Tutankhamun at Amarna: childhood, kingship, family and followers

Saturday, July 16, 2022

The Amarna Trust is pleased to present an Online Fundraiser and Study Day, marking the centennial of the discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun.

This event is hosted by Professor Ian Shaw, run in partnership with the Amarna Project, and is sponsored by Ancient World Tours.

Ticket sales will support research and conservation at Amarna, Tutankhamun’s childhood home. Members of the Amarna Trust’s Giving Circles receive complimentary access.

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Saturday 16 July 2022


Dr Marsha Hill – Tutankhamun’s and Carter’s beginnings: Carter discoveries at the Amarna Great Aten Temple Dr Corinne Duhig – What we know – and what we don’t know – about the Amarna royals
Prof. Gretchen Dabbs – Growing up in the shadow of Tutankhamun: The lives of non-elite children at ancient Amarna
Dr Anna Garnett – Tutankhamun and Amarna at the Petrie Museum

15:00–16:00: Prof. Marc Gabolde (Keynote) – Tutankhamun, the ghost king of Amarna

16:00–16:15: Break

16:15–16:45: Private Q&A session for members of the Amarna Trust’s Giving Circles