A Hungarian archaeologist will visit Brigham Young University Nov. 6 and 7 to give three lectures about his tomb excavations in Egypt.
Laszlo Kakosy, a distinguished professor of Egyptology and archaeology at Eotvos University in Budapest, Hungary, will speak Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. in 347 Wilkinson Center.The title of his lecture is "Hungarian Excavations in the Tomb of Djehutimes in Thebes."
Kakosy will speak again at 7 p.m. on "Antonio Lebolo and Bernardino Drovetti in Egypt" in 2258 Harman Building.
He will present the third address at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in 347 Wilkinson Center. Kakosy will speak on "Egyptian Influence on Judaism and Christianity."
Antonio Lebolo was the explorer who discovered writings thought to come from Abraham that Joseph Smith, first prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, acquired in 1835. These writings were published in an LDS book of scripture titled The Pearl of Great Price.