Professor John Baines
Egyptology: art, archaeology, writing systems, religion, literature, social forms; comparative & theoretical study of early civilisations.
John Baines was formerly Professor of Egyptology in the University of Oxford. He taught formerly at the University of Durham. He has held visiting appointments, in departments of Egyptology, anthropology, art history and archaeology, and Near Eastern Studies, at universities in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. Throughout his career he has sought to integrate the study of ancient Egypt into the wider discourse of the humanities and social sciences. He is a member of the American Philosophical Society and an honorary member of the American Oriental Society.
Princeton University Old Dominion Fellow
Sep 2014 - Jan 2014
Faculty of Oriental Studies, Oxford Professor of Egyptology
Nov 1976 - Sep 2013
Cultural atlas of ancient Egypt
by John Baines and Jaromir Malek - Published in 2000
Professor Glynis Jones
Evolutionary approaches to the origins and spread of agriculture; archaeobotany and biomolecular archaeology; the investigation of past cultivation practices through weed ecology and stable isotope analysis