Egyptology Societies

There are Egyptology societies and groups all over the UK and worldwide offering a range of activities to interested amateurs.

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United Kingdom

Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

LINCOLN, Lincolnshire
Secretary: Mrs. Sue Kirk
Tel: 01754 765341
[email protected]
www.aemes.co.uk

Ancient Worlds

SOUTHPORT, Merseyside
Secretary: Joanne Chamberlain
[email protected]
www.theatkinson.co.uk

The Ancient World Society

BOSTON, Lincolnshire
Secretary: Sandy Davey.
[email protected]

The ANKH (SOUTH-EAST KENT Egyptology Society)

Secretary: Christine Humber
Tel: 01227 365 840
[email protected]

Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt & the Near East

LONDON
Secretary: Dr. Hana Navratilova
[email protected]
www.astene.org.uk

Bloomsbury Summer School,

University College, LONDON.
Tel: 0207 679 3622
[email protected]
www.egyptology-uk.com/bloomsbury

BOLTON Archaeology and Egyptology Society

Ian Trumble
[email protected]
http://www.boltonaes.co.uk

The British Egyptian Society

CROYDON, Surrey
Secretary: Noel Rands.
Tel: 07876 403242
[email protected]

CARLISLE & District Egyptology Society

Secretary: Janet McWilliam.
[email protected]
www.facebook.com/Carlisle.Egyptology/

CHESTERFIELD Egyptology Society

Tel: 01246 471556
[email protected]

The Egypt Exploration Society

LONDON
Director: Dr. Cédric Gobeil.
Contact: Carl Graves
[email protected]
www.ees.ac.uk

Egypt Society of BRISTOL

Chairman: Dr. Aidan Dodson.
[email protected]
www.egyptsocietybristol.org.uk

The Egyptian Society TAUNTON

Secretary: Louise Clatworthy
[email protected]
www.egyptiansoctaunton.wixsite.com/home

Egyptology Scotland

EDINBURGH, GLASGOW & ABERDEEN
Claire Gilmour.
[email protected]
[email protected]
http://egyptology-scotland.squarespace.com/ 

Egyptian Cultural Bureau

Embassy of the Arab Republic of
Egypt, LONDON
Tel: 0207 491 7720
[email protected]
www.egyptculture.org.uk

ESSEX Egyptology Group

Contact: Janet Brewer
07732 563 935
[email protected]
www.essexegyptology.co.uk

Friends of the Egypt Centre – SWANSEA

Secretary: Carolyn Graves-Brown.
[email protected]
Contact: Syd Howells
[email protected]
www.egypt.swansea.ac.uk

Friends of the Petrie Museum

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, LONDON
Contacts: Maiken Mosleth King.
[email protected]
and Chloe Ward
[email protected]

HAPY Egyptology Society

SOUTH & WEST YORKSHIRE
Contact: Andy Ward.
Tel: 01977 616384
[email protected]
www.hapysoc.org.uk

HORUS Egyptology Society

WIGAN, Lancashire.
Secretary: Hazel McGuinness.
Tel: 07766261727
[email protected]
www.horusegyptology.co.uk

Irish Egyptology Society

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
Contact: Hella Radwan
[email protected]
https://www.irishegyptologysociety.com/

The Kemet Klub – BRISTOL

Contact: Ali Ball.
Tel: 01275 791562
www.kemetklub.co.uk

LEICESTERSHIRE Ancient Egypt Society

Contact: Nadia Hussein
[email protected]
www.facebook.com/Leicestershireancientegyptsociety/ 

The MANCHESTER Ancient

Egypt Society
Secretary: Sarah Griffiths.
[email protected]
www.maesweb.org.uk

North East Ancient Egypt Society

DURHAM
Contact: Gillian Dodds.
[email protected]
http://sites.google.com/site/neaesoc/

NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE Egyptology Association

Chairman: Steve Johnson.
[email protected]

NORTHAMPTON Ancient Egyptian Historical Society

Secretary: Linda Amas.
[email protected]
www.facebook.com/groups/naehs/

PLYMOUTH & District Egyptology Society

Chairman: Janis Naylor
Mob: 0779 421 9438
[email protected]
Lecture Secretary: Jill Porthouse.
[email protected]

POYNTON Egypt Group

Poynton, Cheshire
Secretary: Liz Sherman.
Tel: 01625 612641
[email protected]
www.poyntonegyptgroup.org.uk

RAMASES (NORTH KENT Egyptology Society)

Secretary: Annette Crowder.
Tel: 01795 663475
[email protected]
www.ramasesegyptsociety.com

Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt

NOTTINGHAM
Secretary: Sandra Frost.
Tel: 01246 731353
[email protected]
www.egyptology-ssae.org

SOUTH ASASIF Conservation Trust UK

Secretary: Francesca Jones.
[email protected]
http://southasasif.com/Trust.html

SOUTHAMPTON Ancient Egypt Society

Secretary: Annette Winter,
[email protected]
Contact: Anna Welch, tel: 07812
851095.
www.southamptonancientegyptsociety.co.uk

Sudan Archaeological Research Society

Chairman: Derek Welsby.
c/o The British Museum, LONDON
www.sudarchrs.org.uk

Sussex Egyptology Society

HORSHAM, BRIGHTON & WORTHING
Contact: Janet Shepherd
[email protected]
www.egyptology-uk.com

Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

READING
Chairman: John Billman.
[email protected]
Contact: Francesca Jones
[email protected]
www.tvaes.org.uk/

THEBES. The BLACKBURN, Egyptology Society, Lancashire.

Secretary: Michael Eastwood.
[email protected]
www.facebook.com/blackburnegyptologysociety?sk=wall 

Wessex Ancient Egypt Society

BOURNEMOUTH
The Wessex society has been wound
up but Egyptology lectures continue at
the Bournemouth Natural Science
Society and Museum:
www.bnss.org.uk

West Midlands Egyptology Society

Chair: Silvie Adams
Secretary: Aneeka Shezad
[email protected]
https://wmegyptology.wordpress.com


WIRRAL Ancient Egypt Society

MERSEYSIDE
Contact: Rosie Jackson.
Tel: 0151 336 7429
[email protected]
www.waes.org.uk


European Societies

Belgium

Association Egyptologique Reine Elisabeth a.s.b.l./Egyptologisch Genootschap Koningin Elisabeth VZW

BRUXELLES
www.aere-egke.be/aere.eng.htm

Egyptologica a.s.b.l.

BRUXELLES
www.egyptologica.be

Egyptologica Vlaanderen VZW

LEUVEN
www.egyptologica-vlaanderen.be/home.htm

Kheper a.s.b.l.

LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE
www.kheper.be

Ptah-Hotep a.s.b.l. Association d’Égyptologie Belge

WATERLOO
www.ptah-hotep.be

Denmark

The Danish Egyptological Society

COPENHAGEN
www.daes.dk

France

Les Amis de Thot

Avignon (84)
http://www.lesamisdethot.net/


Centre languedocien d’Égyptologie (Béziers)

Béziers (34)
http://centrelanguedocienegyptologie.blogspot.fr/ 

Association Égyptologique de la Gironde

Bordeaux (Peyssac) (33)
http://aeg.u-bordeaux3.fr/?page_id=80

Association Dauphinoise d'Egyptologie CHAMPOLLION (ADEC)

Grenoble (38)
http://www.champollion-adec.net/

AEREA (Association pour l’Étude et la Recherche sur l’Égypte Ancienne)

Le Chesnay (78)
http://didier.laffaille.pagesperso-orange.fr/Aerea/Association.htm 
#Ancre4

Papyrus

Lille (59)
http://www.association-papyrus.com/

Cercle Lyonnais d’Égyptologie Victor Loret

Lyon (69)
http://asso.univ-lyon2.fr/cercle-egyptologie 

Provence Egyptologie

Marseille (13)
http://www.provenceegyptologie.org/

Association montpelliéaine d’égyptologie Néfrou

Montpellier (34)
http://www.enim-egyptologie.fr/nefrou/ 

Les Amis de l’Égypte pharaonique (ADEA)

Montpellier (Saint-Clément de Rivière) (34)
http://adea.asso-web.com/28+contact.html 

Centre d’Égyptologie

Montsegur (09)
www.revue-egypte.org

Association d’Égyptologie IMHOTEP
Nantes (44), Angers (49)
http://www.association-egyptologie-imhotep.eu/index.html

Isis-Nantes

Nantes (44)
http:///www.isis-egypteancienne.fr

Association Égyptologique du Gard

Nîmes (30)
http://www.egyptonimes.fr/

Association Soleil Ailé

Orléans (45)
http://www.histoire-antiqueasa.fr/

Société Française d’Égyptologie

Paris (75)
http://www.sfe-egyptologie.fr/index.php/fr/egyptologie 

Société d'égyptologie de Pau

Pau (64)
http://egyptologie64.e-monsite.com/

Association Périgourdine d’Égyptologie

Périgueux (24)
www.kemet24.jimdo.com

France-Égypte Méditerranée

Plan de Cuques (13)
http://www.france-egypte-mediterranee.org/

Les Amis de l’Égypte ancienne

Saint-Estève (66)
http://www.klubasso.fr/egypteancienne-partenaires.html

Association varoise d’Égyptologie KEMETMAA

Sollies-Pont (83)
www.kemetmaa.fr

Association alsacienne d’Égyptologie

Strasbourg (67)
http://www.egyptostras2.fr/

Les Amis de Champollion

Troyes (10)
www.lesamisdechampollion.fr

Italy

Associazione Per-Megiat Onlus

MILAN
[email protected]
www.facebook.com/pages/Biblioteca-e-Archivi-di-Egittologia-Università-degli-Studi-di-Milano/198497800181599

Norway

The Bergen Egypt Exploration Society

egyptexplorationbergen.com

Republic of Ireland

Irish Egyptology Society

https://www.irishegyptologysociety.com/

Sweden

The Egyptological Society of Stockholm

ENEBYBERG
www.efis.se

Swedish Egyptology Society, ISIS

HELSINGBORG
www.isishelsingborg.se


USA

American Research Center in Egypt – US Office

SAN ANTONIO, Texas
http://www.arce.org

American Research Center in Egypt – Cairo Office

[email protected]

The ARCE has “Chapters” throughout the USA:

Arizona (Tucson) Chapter
http://web.arizona.edu/~egypt/field.htm

Georgia (Atlanta) Chapter
[email protected]

Illinois (Chicago) Chapter
www.arcechicago.com

Massachusetts (Boston) Chapter
[email protected]

New Mexico (Albuquerque) Chapter
[email protected]

New York (New York City) Chapter
www.arceny.com

Northern California (Berkeley) Chapter
http://home.comcast.net/~hebsed/

North Texas (Dallas) Chapter
www.arce-ntexas.org/

Northwest (Seattle, Washington) Chapter
[email protected]
www.arce-nw.com

Orange County Chapter – California
www.ocpl.org/lectures/egypt.asp

Oregon (Portland) Chapter
[email protected]

Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) Chapter
[email protected]

Washington, DC Chapter
www.arcedc.org


The Egyptian Study Society, Inc.
DENVER
www.egyptstudy.org

Canada

The Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities/Société pour l’Étude de l’Égypte Ancienne – Head Office, Toronto.

www.thessea.org

Montreal Chapter/Chapitre du Québec à Montréal

www.sseamtl.org

Calgary Chapter

http://calgary.thessea.org/

Toronto Chapter

https://sseatoronto.wordpress.com/


Worldwide

Australia

Ancient Egypt Society of Western Australia

PERTH
www.aeswa.org.au

Australian Centre for Egyptology

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
www.egyptology.mq.edu.au

Egypt

Reviving the Egyptian Identity.

CAIRO
www.egyptianism.org

Republic of South Africa

The Ancient Egyptian Society

ROOSEVELT PARK
[email protected]

The Ancient History Society of Port Elizabeth (South Africa )

PORT ELIZABETH
[email protected]

The Egyptian Society of South Africa

CAPE TOWN
[email protected]
www.egyptiansociety.co.za

Uruguay

Uruguayan Society of Egyptology

MONTEVIDEO
www.geocities.com/juanjosecastillos/


UK Museum Websites

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

www.ashmol.ox.ac.uk

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

www.bmag.org.uk

Bolton Museum & Art Gallery

www.boltonmuseums.org.uk

Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery

www.bristol-city.gov.uk/museums

The British Museum

www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk

Durham University Oriental Museum

www.dur.ac.uk/orientalmuseum

Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry

www.theherbert.org

The Egypt Centre, Swansea

www.swan.ac.uk

The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

The Great North Museum, Newcastle

www.twmuseums.org.uk

The Manchester Museum

www.museum.man.ac.uk

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London

www.petrie.ucl.ac.uk

Museum of the School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, Liverpool

www.liv.ac.uk/sace 

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester

www.leicestermuseums.ac.uk

National Museum of Scotland

www.nms.ac.uk/scotland

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

www.vam.ac.uk

West Park Museum, Macclesfield

[email protected]
www.silkmacclesfield.org.uk

World Museum, Liverpool

www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk