Who Was Who in Egyptology

5th edition, edited by Morris L. Bierbrier

Cover image: Hilda Petrie descending a tomb shaft, probably at Dendera in 1897-98.

Who Was Who in Egyptology remains one of the most important reference works for understanding the characters that contributed to the field of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology from the Napoleonic invasion of Egypt through to the present day. The fifth edition bring entries up to 2019 and is expected to be the last volume produced in print. This is your chance to be part of this legacy and be immortalised with the greats (and not-so-greats) from Egyptological history. No, not by being a ‘was’ yourself, but by supporting the production of the fifth edition!

Back image: Ali Suefi and Guy Brunton register local workers at Qau el-Kebir around 1927

Sponsor the fifth edition

We need to raise £4000 toward the cost of producing and printing the fifth edition of Who Was Who in Egyptology.

Contributions of any size are gratefully received, but those offering £500 or more before Friday 9th August 2019 will be named in the volume and sent a copy of the volume when it is printed. If more than the target amount is raised, the remaining funds will be spent on the production of other publications.

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