KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology

Archaelogical dig Unpacking the sarcophagus Archaelogical dig Peter Sweetman, Manchester Museum

Supported by the Wellcome Trust and Leverhulme Trust

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Research conducted in the KNH Centre concentrates on the use of biomedical science to enhance our understanding of the peoples and societies of ancient Egypt and Nubia.

Our partners

Egyptology Online: online certificate, diploma and short courses in Egyptology, run from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health.

Egyptology at The Manchester Museum:

Ancient Worlds

Egypt at the Manchester Museum

Manchester Archaeological Science Network:

Manchester Archaeological Science

Our events...

STUDY DAY: Children in Ancient Egypt

Saturday 10th February, 2018 | 09:15 - 16:30 | Kanaris Lecture Theatre, Manchester Museum

CONFERENCE: Third International Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt

25-26 October, 2018 | Barcelona, Spain