Meroë Head of Augustus Symposium

09 March 2018
11am - 7.30pm

The symposium provides more information about the Meroë Head of Augustus, on display in gallery 4, from 3 March - 30 June 2018. 

Click here for more information on this remarkable object. 

Symposium Schedule:

Chair – Lin Foxhall

11:00-11:30 - Arrival (tea/coffee for all)

11:30-12:00 – Introduction (Thorsten Opper)

12:00-13:00 – KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Egypt Under Rome (Alan Bowman)

13:00-13:45 – Lunch (for the 6 speakers)

13:45-14:45 – Augustus (Colin Adams)

14:45-15:45 – Meroe (Gina Criscenzo Laycock)

15:45-16:00 – Break

16:00-17:00 – Garstang (Phil Freeman)

17:00-17:15 – Conclusion (Lin Foxhall)

17:15-20:00 – Drinks reception

*For each topic, 40 minutes talk, 20 minutes Q&A. 

Free event but booking is required. Book tickets here.