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Encyclopedia > Barry Kemp

Barry Kemp is an English archaeologist and Egyptologist, currently Reader in Egyptology at the University of Cambridge and director of the excavations at Amarna in Egypt. Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi   - Water (%) Population... Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ... An Egyptologist is any archaeologist, historian, linguist, or art historian who specializes in Egyptology, the scientific study of Ancient Egypt and its antiquities. ... The University of Cambridge (often called Cambridge University, or just Cambridge), located in Cambridge, England, is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... Map of Amarna The site of Amarna (commonly known as el-Amarna or incorrectly as Tell el-Amarna; see below) (Arabic: العمارنة) is located on the east bank of the Nile River in the modern Egyptian province of al-Minya, some 58 km (38 miles) south of the city of al...


Publications

  • Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilisation, Routledge, 1991. ISBN 0-415-06346-9.

External links

  • Amarna, Capital City of Egypt

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www.ancientneareast.net - Amarna Bibliography (1643 words)
Kemp, Barry J. "Egypt in Microcosm: the City of El-Amarna", chapter 7, Ancient Egypt - Anatomy of a Civilization, Routledge, 1989, pp.261-317.
Kemp, Barry J. "The Window of Appearance at El-Amarna and the Basic Structure of this City", JEA 62 (1978), pp.81-99.
Kemp, Barry J. "The city of el-Amarna as a source for the study of urban society in ancient Egypt", World Archaeology 9 (1977), pp.123-139.
UIAA (259 words)
While a student in communications and theatre arts at the University of Iowa, Kemp wrote plays, but as a boy growing up in Kansas City, he had dreamed of writing for television.
Kemp and his wife Margaret Gomez, 74BA, have long been ardent supporters of the UI, particularly the theatre arts program.
In addition to serving as a role model, Kemp has given advice and employment opportunities in television to several UI graduates.
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