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Crocodile Mummies and the Garden of Eden: Unpublished Excavations at Tebtunis in Egypt
Thursday, February 24, 2005 - 7:30pm

by Ian Begg, Trent University, Canada

Thursday, February 24, 7:30 p.m.
Room 298, Smith Memorial Student Union, PSU
Free admission and open to the public


A slide-illustrated lecture on the history of Tebtunis and its excavation, along with details on crocodile mummies and thousand of papyri found at the site.

Dr. Ian Begg, an archaeologist specializing in Grec-Roman studies, currently teaches at Trent University in Canada. He has worked on digs in Crete and Sicily and has met major contributions to the publications on the papyri from Tebtunis in the Bagnani Archives at Trent University.

Sponsored by the Oregon Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt in cooperation with the Middle East Studies Center of Portland State University.

For more information, please call the MESC at 503-725-4074.