“More than a Place to Rest your Head: The Grand Hotels of Egypt” Lee Young, 4th September 2022

Lee Young is an independent researcher and lecturer whose specialised subjects in Egyptology are the archaeological artists in Egypt. She has a particular interest in the women artists. She lectures throughout the country on archaeological artists including Howard Carter – the artist not the archaeologist, Annie (Pirie) Quibell, Rosalind Paget, Amice Calverley and Myrtle Broome, Nina de Garis Davies. She also lectures on the Artists and Epigraphers in Egypt since Napoleon with a special lecture on Vivant Denon. She has published articles on this subject in various publications and is presently writing a book on Myrtle Broome.

This talk will be given at the September 2022 meeting of the Essex Egyptology Group which will be held at 3pm BST on 4th September 2022 in person at Spring Lodge, Witham. It will be free for members, and £5 for guests (payment by cash or cheque on arrival).