James Henry Breasted (1865-1935) was arguably the foremost American Egyptologist
of the early twentieth century, but the details of his life have attracted relatively little attention in academic literature.
We also acknowledge and give thanks to Asselin Charles for his recommendation of Celucien Joseph as a credible and qualified scholar who could translate the essay on Antenor Firmin written and published in French by the renowned Congolese Egyptologist
Based on inscriptions on storage jars, Egyptologists
were able to identify and name over 30 people during this year's field season.
has claimed the mysterious Queen Nefertiti will be found in Tutankhamun's tomb, quite possibly going through his pockets.
Archaeologist and Egyptologist
Donald Redford of Penn State is skeptical.
Nicholas Reeves announced plans for further investigations at a news conference with Egyptian Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty, who said data would be taken to Japan for study and that chances were high that a chamber exists.
and archaeologist Donald B Redford was interested in Braverman's findings, but said he currently supports an older theory.
In The Search for Nefertiti the author, an esteemed Egyptologist
, traces not only her 13-year search for this woman, whose beauty was as great as her power, but also brings to the forefront the way Egypt's royal dead have been treated over time by people as varied as Agatha Christie and Adolf Hitler.
This book will enchant budding Egyptologists
as well as students interested in art history, science, and the ancient world.
However, today's artists are mediocre Egyptologists
have long believed that climate change around 4,200 years ago led to famine, political unrest and the ultimate collapse of the Egyptian Old Kingdom.
have studied almost every aspect of the ancient culture since deciphering the Rosetta Stone, most of what we know about its dance is gleaned from remaining fragments of paintings and occasional letters and written references, often from marveling travelers.
But for horror fans and Egyptologists
, there is enough here for late-night entertainment.
Since its establishment, the Institute's faculty has increased from one to three Egyptologists
and has built an international reputation.
LACMA co-curators Nancy Thomas and Kathlyn Cooney, both trained Egyptologists
and art historians, have worked as part of the curatorial team to develop the installation and the educational material in the exhibition.