In conversation with Ahdaf Soueif and Jamal Mahjoub

Thursday 24 February 2011

A lecture at the British Museum

Bestselling author of The Map of Love, Booker Prize nominee, and political and cultural commentator Ahdaf Soueif, and award-winning novelist, translator and essayist Jamal Mahjoub reflect on notions of ancient Egypt in modern life and art.

Related to the exhibition Journey through the afterlife: ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead

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Scene from the Book of the Dead of Hunefer. Egypt, c. 1280 BC.