The Egypt Study Society (ESS) is an organization for people who are interested in ancient Egypt. ESS welcomes anyone with similar interests to participate. ESS programs include lectures, slide and video presentations, seminars, hands on workshops, and an annual picnic. Well known egyptologists and knowledgeable ESS members make presentations throughout the year.
You can find the latest lectures by visiting Next Lecture page or the Upcoming Lectures page. You can view our monthly newsletter, The Scribe's Palette, for current info about ESS and news about ancient Egypt. You can read the full archive of our journal, The Ostracon.
Our society is a non-profit educational organization based in Denver, Colorado, USA, and is an associate group of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Many ESS members assit the DMNS with exhibitions and projects connected with Egypt.
This lecture will be an in-depth look at the painted decoration of Ramses III’s mortuary temple as a means of establishing the palate used by the temple painters in order to reconstruct those scenes that have lost all or most of their original pigment.
Floyd Chapman is a digital archeological illustrator/epigrapher, specializing in the art of the ancient world generally and art of ancient Egypt specifically. He has been doing this for 25 years.
He received his high school diploma in fine arts. Furthermore, he was educated as a cultural anthropologist and ancient historian with an emphasis on Asia at San Diego State University where he got his bachelor’s degree. This was followed by two more years of master’s work in the same disciplines.