Ancient Cultures

Conference on Egypt’s Dakhleh Oasis at Prato

The Dakhleh Oasis Project in partnership with Monash University is pleased to announce the Ninth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project to be held on 11–13 June 2018 at the Monash Prato Centre, Italy.  An opening reception is scheduled for the evening of 10 June 2018. The conference marks the 40th year of investigations in the Dakhleh Oasis in Egypt’s…

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BA alum Melanie Hechenberger wins international award for her paper about the origin of Egyptian writing

Monash University Bachelor of Arts (Hons) alum and current MA student, Melanie Hechenberger was recently announced as a Global Winner of the prestigious Undergraduate Awards (UA), the world’s largest academic awards program. Melanie was named the Global Winner for her paper entitled, The Origin of Writing in Egypt: Administrative or Ceremonial? in the ‘Classical Studies &…

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