Symposium—Middle Kingdom Egypt: New Discoveries, Afternoon Session

Welcoming Remarks and Speaker Introductions:
Adela Oppenheim, Curator, Department of Egyptian Art, The Met

Lectures:
"Senwosret I and the Sunrise at Karnak and Heliopolis"
Luc Gabolde, Director of Research, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Paris

"The Burial of King Senwosret II at el-Lahun: Questions and Thoughts"
Dieter Arnold, Curator, Department of Egyptian Art, The Met

"New Discoveries on the Middle Kingdom from Abydos"
Josef Wegner, Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania

"The Middle of the Middle Kingdom: Transformation During the Twelfth Dynasty"
Adela Oppenheim, Curator, Department of Egyptian Art, The Met

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, on view October 12, 2015–January 24, 2016.

Recorded January 22, 2016

The exhibition is made possible by Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman.

Additional support is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Diane Carol Brandt, and The Daniel P. Davison Fund.

It is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

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