Egyptology’s Diverse History

UPenn Museum, Classroom 1 3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The university discipline of Egyptology has a strikingly diverse history, although it is not widely known among Egyptologists. The way that the history is currently transmitted, we encounter only the usual names: Sir John Gardner Wilkinson and George Rawlinson as early historians, the archaeologist Flinders Petrie, and James Henry Breasted and George Reisner, the first […]