Tutankhamun And Carter: Assessing The Impact of a Major Archaeological Find
16th - 17th February 2023
TUTANKHAMUN AND CARTER: ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF A MAJOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIND
The Colloquium aims at gathering scholars interested in the study of Egyptian collections and their recent history, with a particular focus on the tomb of Tutankhamun, Howard Carter’s career, and his enrolment with art collectors.
We welcome proposals in the following thematic areas:
- Biographical studies on Carter and Carnarvon;
- Association between archaeology and media;
- Archaeological methods used by Carter in the tomb of Tutankhamun and its impact on research;
- Previous and current research on the find of Tutankhamun’s tomb;
- The impact of Tutankhamun’s find in contemporary popular culture.
This meeting is organized by the Centre for History of the University of Lisbon and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, on the occasion of the 1st Centenary of the opening of Tutankhamun’s burial chamber.
João Carvalho Dias (Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian)
Jorge Rodrigues (Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian)
Nuno Simões Rodrigues (Centro de História – Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa)
Fátima Rosa (Centro de História – Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa)
Rogério Sousa (Centro de História – Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa)
Submission until 30th September 2022:
We accept proposals for oral communications (maximum 20 minutes). Proposals must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org , with the following information:
- name(s) of author(s);
- title of paper;
- complete address;
- 3 keywords;
- abstract (up to 300 words).
Only papers in English will be accepted.
More information on the Colloquium's website: