A joint MAES / KNH Centre Study Day to be held at the University of Manchester with W. Raymond Johnson & Jay Heidel covering the following topics:

  • The Epigraphic survey of Medinet Habu, Luxor Temple and in private Theban tombs
  • Reassembling Amarna talatat blocks
  • Current excavations at Antinoupolis.


W. Raymond Johnson is Director of the Epigraphic Survey, based at Chicago House in Luxor, Egypt, and a Research Associate (Associate Professor) of the University of Chicago’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) and the Oriental Institute.

James B. (Jay) Heidel is Architect for the Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli” of the University of Florence, Italy’s archaeological mission to Antinoupolis and is Luxor Temple Site Coordinator, Architect and Epigraphic Artist for the University of Chicago’s (Chicago House’s) permanent expedition to Luxor, Egypt.