October 17: Lecture by Mark Lehner

The People Who Built The Pyramids – How We Know

Thirty years of AERA excavations at the Giza Pyramids Plateau has reveled the settlements and everyday life of people who built the pyramids, their workshops, bakeries, barracks, and the houses of those who administered the pyramid projects. Reconstruction of buried waterways and harbor basins matches information from the Wadi el-Jarf Papyri and Journal of Merer, the leader of a team who delivered stone for Khufu’s Great Pyramid. A royal port and palace city sprawled below the Giza Pyramids. Here’s how we know.

(Co-sponsored with the Egyptian Art Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and ARCE New York)

October 17 at 6:00 pm (tentative)
Webinar (details forthcoming)

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