Exploring The Ancient Treasures Of The Nile!
DISCOVER EGYPT & ALEXANDRIA
December 4-15, 2018 with Optional Red Sea Extension to December 17
Join us!... as we discover the extraordinary
antiquities and colossal monuments of Egypt,
December 4-15, 2018.
This program will include exciting recent
discoveries in Egypt in addition to the wonders
of the pyramids and ancient Egypt. Visits will
include the fabulous new Alexandria Library
(once the site of the greatest library in antiquity)
and the new Alexandria National Museum
which includes artifacts from Cleopatra’s
Palace beneath the waters of Alexandria Harbor.
offers an excellent
the land and life
of ancient Egypt,
from the great
stone ramparts of
the Temple of
Ramses II at Abu
during the New
Kingdom, to the
monuments of the
Old Kingdom, the
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!
Margaret M Betchart
President, Betchart Expedition
for AAAS, Sigma Xi, & ACS
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.
$4,995 plus air