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Prof John Tait
Institute of Archaeology
31-34 Gordon Square
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  • Emeritus Professor of Egyptology
  • Institute of Archaeology
  • Faculty of S&HS

MA, DPhil.
Emeritus Professor of Egyptology

Educational Background
First degree in Classics
DPhil. in Egyptian and Greek papyrology

Research Summary

Research Interests
Ancient Egyptian social history
Languages, texts, and documents of ancient Egypt (from Early Egypt into the Islamic period)

North Saqqara and Memphis projects of the Egypt Exploration Society (London)
Rifeh Project (with Wolfram Grajetzki and Petrie Museum staff)

Research Networks
History of Archaeology

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