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Professor Henry Smith FBA


Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Egyptology, University College London

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Egyptology, University of Cambridge, 1954 - 1963
  • Budge Fellow in Egyptology, Christ's College University of Cambridge, 1955 - 1963
  • Honorary Curator, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London, 1963 - 1970
  • Edwards Professor of Egyptology, University College London, 1970 - 1986
  • Emeritus Professor of Egyptology, University College London, University College London, 1993


The Sacred Animal Necropolis at North Saqqara: the Archaeological Report 3 vols, (2006)

The Anubieion at Saqqara I: the settlement and the temple precinct (1988)

Saqqara demotic papyri I (1983)

The fortress of Buhen (2 vols) (1976, 1979)

Other Africa, Asia and the Middle East Fellows

Mr Michael C A Macdonald

Languages, scripts, inscriptions, and rock art in ancient Arabia and its environs; ancient literacy and its uses; the history of ancient Arabian cultures and of the ancient Near Eastern nomads

Professor Derek Peterson

Intellectual and cultural history of eastern Africa; the composition of books; the politics of archives; the infrastructure of religious experience; the social practice of non-conformity; Idi Amin