2024  Annual General Meeting 

The Council of the Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation invite you to the Annual General Meeting followed by a public lecture.  The AGM and public lecture will be held in-person & online via Zoom.  AGM at 6.30pm | Lecture at 7.00pmWednesday 20 March  Public Lecture | Digging in the Desert : Life and Death in Ancient Arabia  | …

Egypt: 2023

This tour from Cairo to Abu Simbel provides a wonderful blend of traditional Upper & Lower Egyptian sites as well as exploring the several sites of Middle Egypt.Organised with Alumni Travel

New insights into the Archaeology of Lebanon: The Excavations at Tell el-Burak, South of Sidon, and their Middle Bronze Age and Iron Age Results

Wednesday 28 February, 6.30pm | This is a hybrid lecture What’s new in archaeological research in Lebanon? What can we learn from recently excavated sites for the history and culture of Lebanon? The lecture will address these questions on the basis of the excavations in Tell el-Burak, which were carried out by a Lebanese-German team from 2001-2022. …


‘Luxury and Power: Persia to Greece‘ Dr James Fraser – the Curator for the Ancient Levant and Anatolia at the British Museum – gives us a personal tour of the recent exhibition ‘Luxury and Power: Persia to Greece’

‘The Latest Discoveries and findings from ancient Egypt’ Dr Mostafa Waziry

Friday 17th November 2023 – 7.30pm – 8.30pm:  Venue: Eastern Avenue Auditorium – University of Sydney Dear Members and Friends, We are pleased to provide you with information about a lecture by Dr Mostafa Waziry who is an Egyptian Archaeologist, Egyptologist, and the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt.  This lecture is presented by the Chau Chak Wing Museum (CCWM). …

The Edwin Cuthbert Hall Annual Lecture 2023

“Of Lost Gods and Gardens: Zoroastrian Echoes at the Royal City of Akchakhan-kala, Karakalpakstan“ Professor Alison BettsDate: Wed, 15 Nov 2023 5:00 PM – 7:30 PMLocation: Chau Chak Wing Museum Image courtesy of KAE (Karakalpak-Australian Expedition) The Karakalpak-Australian Expedition has been excavating at the massive, fortified site of Akchakhan-kala since 1994. Work there has revealed …

In the Time of the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Levant in the New  Kingdom

Forthcoming Saturday Series NEAF is delighted to present its next Saturday Series, ‘In the time of the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Levant during the New Kingdom’, which will explore Egypt and its connections with the Levant during the New Kingdom. With the exciting upcoming Australian Museum exhibition, ‘Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs’, coming …


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