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This project, underway since 1994, documents tomb contexts and burial practice at Thebes (ancient Luxor). Recent work has focussed on ritual and burial practice within the landscape of ancient Thebes; robbery and recycling of stolen funerary goods; publication of fieldwork.

 

Major tomb studies:

Tomb of Senneferi (TT99)

Tomb of Amenhotep (TT294)

Tomb of Amenmose (TT254)

Tomb of Khnummose (TT253)

Tomb of Amenemopet Tjanefer (TT297)

 

Publications:

Strudwick, N. and Strudwick, H. (1996) The tombs of Amenhotep, Khnummose, and Amenmose at Thebes (nos. 294, 253, and 254). Oxford: The Griffith Institute. [With contributions by Jeffrey Burden, Gunter Heindl, Carol Meyer, Pamela Rose, Stuart T. Smith, and Tony Waldren]

Strudwick, N. (editor) (2016) The Tomb of Pharaohs Chancellor Senneferi at Thebes (TT99). Part I: The New Kingdom. Oxford, Oxbow Books. [With contributions by Nigel Strudwick, Helen Strudwick, Trevor Emmett, Julie Dawson, Irmtraut Munro, John Taylor, Pamela Rose, Briant Bohleke, and Tony Waldron]

Strudwick, N. and Strudwick, H. (1999) Thebes in Egypt. London: British Museum Press

 

Grants:         

Christ’s College, Cambridge; British Academy; Gerald Avery Wainwright Fund for Near Eastern Archaeology; Thomas Mulvey Egyptology Fund; Townley Group of the British Museum Friends; Society of Antiquaries

 

Sponsors and supporters:

Noel Sweitzer, Mrs S Sparrow, Sussex College of Egyptology, Mr & Mrs A.W. Ladd, Dr Joseph S. Klemek, Robin Young, Mr R Hardy, Wim Hance, Apple Computers, Catella UK Ltd, Gnosarch Foundation, Hanwell Instruments, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung

Friday, 5 August, 2016

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