Université du Temps Libre Conference: “Luxor, the largest open-air museum in the world

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Lecture by Gwenaëlle Le Borgne.
Thebes, today Louqsor, began to shine as a capital in 2040 BC, about 1200 years after the advent of Memphis.

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A pillar of Pharaonic history, this city has monuments spanning two millennia, making it the largest open-air museum in the world and the sixth Egyptian site listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the title "Ancient Thebes and its Necropolis". How did all these monuments come to be located here and what is the logic behind them?
The gods Amun, Mut and Khonsu dominate this city, the 4th Egyptian province of Upper Egypt. Have they always existed? How did they gain ascendancy over other deities?
Here are some riddles to solve that will familiarize you with this wonderful civilization...

Languages spoken

  • French

Types

  • Cultural

Categories

  • Conference

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Animals are not accepted.

Prices

Extra cost: 5 € per conference (member) / 8 € per conference (non-member Seynois) / 15 € per conference (non-member non-Seynois). Annual membership card: 8 € reduced rate and 15 € full rate for Seynois / 30 € full rate for non-seynois. Registration required.

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Opening

Ouvert le 09/05/2022
  • Le LUNDI de 17:00:00 à 19:00:00

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Université du Temps Libre Conference: “Luxor, the largest open-air museum in the world

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Université du Temps Libre Conference: “Luxor, the largest open-air museum in the world

Auditorium du collège Paul Eluard
43 rue Marcel Pagnol
83500 La Seyne-sur-Mer