Medicine & healing in Ancient Egypt

Friday, October 12, 2012 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Medicine & Healing in Ancient Egypt

Mohamed SalehThe Biological Science Seminar Series speaker on Friday, Oct. 12 will be Dr. Mohamed Saleh.  Dr. Mohamed Saleh is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the history and civilization of ancient Egypt. He is the former Director of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo; a position he held from 1981 until his retirement in 1998. Dr. Saleh is currently the Director of Egyptology and consultant on museum organization and administration for the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is being constructed in Giza, Egypt near the Great Pyramids. Dr. Saleh is also professor of ancient history and civilization at Ain Shams University Women’s College in Cairo and consultant for cultural heritage documentation at CULTNAT (Center for Documentation of Culture and Natural Heritage of Egypt). Dr. Saleh has a B.S. in Egyptology from Cairo University and a Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg. He is the author of 10 books on ancient Egypt and the Egyptian Museum, and many of these have been translated into German, French, and Arabic. He has also written numerous articles on ancient Egypt.

Everyone is welcome to attend the seminar that will be held in Oliphant Hall, room 300, Oct. 12th at 3:00pm.  Light refreshments will be served following the presentation.  

Dr. Mohamed Saleh will be giving a special seminar next Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7:00pm in Helmerich Hall, rm 219. The seminar next week is sponsored by the University of Tulsa Office of the Provost, Henry Kendall College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Biological Science, and Sigma Xi Tulsa.  The title of this seminar is "Archaeological Content of the New Egyptian Museum at Giza".

Jan Bingham