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Exploring The Ancient Treasures Of The Nile!

Exploring The Ancient Treasures Of The Nile!

new alexandria library
New library in Alexandria

 

 

Exploring The Ancient Treasures Of The Nile!
DISCOVER EGYPT &
ALEXANDRIA

December 4-15, 2018 with Optional Red Sea Extension to December 17

Led by an excellent Egyptologist and author, Dr. Bojana Mojsov, learn about the history of ancient Egypt as you explore the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens at Thebes, where tombs of more than 60 pharaohs and 80 queens have been discovered, all plundered by grave robbers except for the rich discoveries in King Tutankhamun’s tomb and a tomb discovered in 2005. Dr. Mojsov’s recent book, Alexandria Lost, tells the extraordinary story of classical Alexandria.

On the opposite bank of the Nile at Luxor and Karnak, see the splendor and glory of Egypt during the finest hour of the New Kingdom.

There will also be opportunities to learn about contemporary Egyptian life, to marvel at the grace and beauty of feluccas at sail on the Nile, and to discover the desert shores of the Red Sea on the post-trip extension. Join us!... for a treasured holiday in Egypt!

Sincerely,

Margaret M Betchart
President, Betchart Expeditions Inc.
for AAAS, Sigma Xi & AC

Our leader is Dr. Bojana Mosjov.

Bojana Mojsov is an archaeologist, historian and writer. From 2002 to 2007 she researched and documented objects from the latest archaeological excavations in the National Museum and the new library in Alexandria, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which is included in our trip.

Bojana writes on Late Antiquity and Byzantine Studies,Archaeology, and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, and now lives in London. 

She has led several Betchart Egypt trips previously.

She is the author of:  Alexandria Lost, and Osiris, Death & Afterlife of a God.

Egypt Abu Simbel_Temple
Egypt Giza Sphinx

 

 

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