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Springfield Twp. Library Presents – Everywhere the Glint of Gold: The Search for the Tomb of Tutankhamun

July 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Dr. Steve first recounts the extraordinary chain of events leading up to the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, then will share amazing images of the breathtaking array of spectacular ancient artifacts it contained, including gold, precious stones, sculpted alabaster, and beautifully carved wooden objects. Most of the treasures you will see have never been outside of Egypt and many represent much more than first meets the eye. This program is geared to adults and interested elementary school age and older accompanied with a guardian. Registration is required at www.springfieldtwplib.com/events.

Stephen R. Phillips, Ph.D., is the Curatorial Research Coordinator in the Egyptian Section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.  Dr. Phillips earned his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in the fields of biological anthropology, archaeology, and Egyptology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is listed with the Register of Professional Archaeologists.

He has traveled extensively and participated in a wide range of archaeological excavations for over 30 years, including fieldwork at Petra, Jordan; near Bordeaux in southwestern France; and in Egypt – at the Great Pyramids and at Saqqara.

He is the Archaeological Site Supervisor and Biological Anthropologist for the Cairo University-Brown University Expedition in the Great Western Cemetery at Giza. He is also a professional guide for American tour groups to Egypt.

Dr. Phillips specializes in the study of human origins, human skeletal biology, ancient Egyptian mummies and mummification, archaeology, and Egyptology.

LECTURES BASED UPON RESEARCH AND TRAVELS IN EGYPT, JORDAN, AND FRANCE

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Date:
July 9
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Library
70 Powell Rd
Springfield, PA 19064 United States
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