Tag Archives: Ancient Cultures Research Centre

Ahmed Soliman. Courtesy of the Australian Centre for Egyptology

Ancient beasts at Beni Hassan

Human-Animal Studies (HAS) is a rapidly growing field worldwide in which researchers from a range of disciplines explore our complex relationship with the animal world, both now and in the past.

Dr Louise Gosbell

Freed from Suffering

Taste, touch, hearing, smell and sight. The senses exist throughout the Gospels and are an important component of interactions with Jesus.

Dr Lyndon Arden-Wong

On the periphery of the Tang

The Tang Dynasty (618-907 CE) expanded its borders to create one of the largest and most dynamic empires in Chinese history.

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Coptic Codex

The papyrus collection in the Museum of Ancient Cultures contains over 600 texts on papyrus. One of the most impressive is a 20 page parchment codex.

Early Career Researcher of the Year – Social Sciences, Business & Humanities (Highly Commended 2013)

Brent’s scholarship combines an interest in detailed historical work in the field of ancient Christianity (papyrology, textual criticism, archaeology) with broad questions of method and theory in the study of religion and history.