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Professor John Ray FBA

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About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Herbert Thompson Professor of Egyptology, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecture in Egyptology, University of Birmingham, 1970 - 1977
  • Herbert Thompson Reader in Egyptology, University of Cambridge, 1977 - 2005
  • Herbert Thompson Professor of Egyptology, University of Cambridge, 2005
  • Herbert Thompson Reader in Egyptology, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1977
  • , University of Birmingham, 1970 - 1977
  • Emeritus Herbert Thompson Professor of Egyptology, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1977

Publications

Inscriptions from the Sacred Animal Necropolis, North Saqqara 2011

The archive of Hor 1976

The Carian Inscriptions from Egypt Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 1982

Demotic Ostraca from the Sacred Animal Necropolis, North Saqqara In Press (2006)

Other Africa, Asia and the Middle East Fellows

Professor Harri Englund

African-language political and moral thought; the historical-linguistic translation of freedom, equality and human rights; the racial and humanitarian politics of Christian missions in 19th-century Africa

Dr Annabel Teh Gallop

Writing traditions, book cultures and the art of the Qur’an in Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean world; Malay and Indonesian manuscripts, letters, documents and seals, and comparative Islamic diplomatics