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Margaret Murray: Outside UCL, Part 2

October 10, 2015

Kate continues to talk Margaret Murray – and it’s all fascinating . . .

Adventures in History and Archaeology

Hanging out with Murray, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL Hanging out with Murray, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL

As part of my trip to London in September, I was invited to facilitate a discussion about Margaret Murray as part of the Centenary Celebrations at the Petrie Museum.  It is always an honor to speak at the museum, and not a little intimidating being surrounded by 80,000 objects and a number of people who know far more about the topic than I do.  I thank Debbie Challis and Alice Stevenson for inviting me to come and everyone who showed up to talk about amazing women in Egyptology, especially Clare Lewis, Pamela Jane Smith, and John Johnston, who was the only man at the table.  The discussion, titled “Professional Networks of Women: Margaret Murray’s Role in Archaeology,” was to be about Murray and her network of women that she trained, both in the field and the classroom, especially focusing on…

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