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Cranial Injury-A brief Overview of the ancient Egyptian & Nubian Sources by Dr Joyce Filer »

Cranial Injury-a brief overview of the ancient Egyptian & Nubian sources – by Dr Joyce Filer

Was Khent-Kawes History’s First Woman King – by Jane Mulder »


‘Twinning’ with the Ancient Egypt Society of Western Australia in Perth »

Following on an idea of Dr Jasmine Day, committee member of AESWA and member of our facebook page, it was agreed that it would be a good idea if our 2 societies  kept in touch in some way -  being so far away from each other presented a small problem, but after consultation with Jasmine and committee, we thought one [...]

An Interview with Jean-Pierre Houdin by Keith Payne »

SHEMU January 2014 screen

Astronomical Alignments in the temples of Egypt – by David Furlong »

Astronomical Alignments in the Temples of Egypt by David Furlong.

Report on the 2013 TESSA Day School »

To see a short video on the proceedings go to] Anthony Humphreys The traditional TESSA Annual Day School was held on Saturday 27 July at Kelvin Grove Club, Newlands.   This year’s theme was “Female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt” and the 3 lecturers were - Keith Grenville “Hatchepsut – Betrayal or a Royal Cover-up?” Jean Smith [...]

TESSA November 17th 2012 Outing »

This year the society reinstated the annual outing after a year’s break – and on Saturday 17th November at 10.00am a group of TESSA members & guests met at Lambert Vorster’s farm ‘Wyngaardt’ to view his collections of interesting & unusual items. Thanks to Lambert for  telling us something  about his collections, especially his collection [...]

Wadi Abu Subeira: Palaeolithic Rock Art on Verge of Destruction – by Dr Per Stormyr »

Wadi Abu Subeira-Palaeolithic Rock Art of Verge of Destruction

Excavations at Mendes, Lower Egypt – by Professor Donald Redford »

Excavations at Mendes, Lower Egypt

TESSA Annual Day School July 2012 »

Day School 28th July 2012 – by Prof. Anthony Humphreys. The traditional TESSA day school was presented in the Chisholm Room in the College of Music just behind the Baxter Theatre Complex.  This year’s theme was ‘The Great Archaeologists & Their Legacies’. Lecturers were- Keith Grenville – ‘Bravo Belzoni! Anlen Boshoff - ‘Petrie; Archaeology in Long [...]