The contributions in this special two-volume publication are written by leading scholars from around the world in honor of renowned Egyptologist David O’Connor, in celebration of his long and distinguished career in fruitful excavation in the field, exemplary scholarship on paper, and inspirational teaching in the classroom. Following a tribute and an archaeological biography of Dr. O’Connor, 67 essays cover an array of topics on many aspects of ancient Egyptian history and archaeology. Such a wide-ranging publication is a fitting tribute to a man of so many achievements. Dr. O’Connor is Lila Acheson Wallace professor of ancient Egyptian art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
Contributors include Dieter Arnold, John Baines, Robert Bianchi, Manfred Bietak, Betsy Bryan, Rosalie David, Günter Dreyer, Fekri Hassan, Zahi Hawass, Salima Ikram, Janice Kamrin, Naguib Kanawati, Barry Kemp, Peter Lacovara, Mark Lehner, Geoffrey Martin, Tony Mills, Angela Milward-Jones, Karol Mysliwiec, Richard Parkinson, Ali Radwan, Donald Redford, Janet Richards, David Silverman, and Rainer Stadelmann.
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