Ancient Egypt in 19th and 20th Century Culture

20 May 2019

Monday 20th May

19:30

Visitors - £5; Members/Students - £2

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Dr Eleanor Dobson
Department of English, University of Birmingham
When Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered in November 1922, rumours of a mysterious curse began to spread. This talk considers the sources of these stories, including their literary content, from 19th century Gothic fiction to tales of the supernatural told by Egyptologists themselves.

Dr Eleanor Dobson, University of Birmingham