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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 [...]

Report on the 2014 TESSA Day School »

By Anthony Humphreys The now traditional TESSA Annual Day School was held on Saturday 19 July 2014 at our new venue – Kelvin Grove Club, Newlands. This year’s theme was “Religion in Ancient Egypt” - the lecturers were – Prof Sakkie  Cornelius – “The Many Faces of the Deity: Iconography of the Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt.” [...]

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