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Coffins in Context - participant information

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To reduce the carbon footprint of our Coffins in Conference, we are providing all the basic conference information on these web pages.

Please consider carefully before you print any of it out.

Conference venue(s)

The conference will start, at 8.30 on Thursday morning, with breakfast at the Fitzwilliam Museum, and an opportunity to visit the Egyptian galleries. Entrance to the museum is via the Courtyard Entrance.

The remainder of the conference, from 10.30 on Thursday morning, will take place at the Yusuf Hamied Centre at Christ’s College, Cambridge.

Volunteers will be on hand to assist with navigating between The Fitzwilliam and Christ’s, and a map showing the route is also available here.

Christ’s College has a long association with Egyptology and there is now a dedicated Christ’s Egyptology website.

Getting to the venues

The Fitzwilliam Museum is located in Trumpington Street, Cambridge. The postcode is CB2 1RB.

Christ’s College is located in St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge. The post code is CB2 3BU. The route from the Main Gate to the Yusuf Hamied Centre is shown on this map.

For those coming from the Travelodge near Cambridge Railway Station, the following maps are also available:

Conference programme

The final programme for the conference is here:


The book of abstracts is here:

Restaurants, cafes and things to do

A helpful list of things to do in Cambridge is provided here:

Online posters and presentations

Information about online posters and links to recordings of presentations are provided here.

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Posters for online viewing

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Recorded presentations

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