Scarborough-based historian to give Ancient Egypt talk

Ancient Egyptologist Joann Fletcher will give a talk on the country's links to Yorkshire at St. Mark's Church, Newby.

Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 4:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 4:52 pm
Joann Fletcher

The talk will explore the links between Egypt and the county that can be traced back to Roman times.

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The first accurate account of Egypt's ancient sites was published by a Yorkshireman as early as 1615.

The county also has more pyramids than any other part of England, while also homing the oldest obelisk and full-sized Egyptian temple.

The talk will take place on Friday, October 5, starting at 7:30pm. Admission is free, with donations to St. Mark's Church welcomed.