Helen Strudwick, Associate Curator (Egyptian Antiqiuities) at the Fitzwilliam Museum, will talk about the Fitzwilliam Museum's Egyptian coffins and the latest
results of their research, which reveals fascinating details about afterlife beliefs and the funerary industry in ancient Egypt.
This is one in a series of free lectures hosted by the Friends of St. Giles' Church, given every second Thursday of the Month at 11am in St Giles' Church. Refreshments are served from 10.30 am. Full details of each lecture are normally given three weeks in advance.
The topics of forthcoming lectures in 2018:
12th April - Franco Basso - "Death and Immortality in Homer's Iliad"
10th May - An Astronomer - tbc
14th June - Evelyn Lord - "The Great Plague in Egypt"
12th July - A College Gardener - "A College Garden".