Peter Der Manuelian

Peter Der Manuelian received his Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago in 1990. In 2009, he was appointed the “Philip J. King Professor of Egyptology” at Harvard University. This is the first senior, tenured Egyptology chair at Harvard since the time of George Reisner, about 70 years ago. He joined the curatorial staff at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 1987, where he was Giza Archives Project Director from 2000–2011. In addition to his teaching duties, he directs the Giza Project at Harvard, and he is also director of the MA Program in Museum Studies at the Harvard Extension School. Among his scholarly publications are Mastabas of Nucleus Cemetery G 2100 (volume 8 in the Giza Mastabas Series), Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis, Living in the Past: Studies in Archaism of the Egyptian Twenty-sixth Dynasty, and Studies in the Reign of Amenophis II. He has also written a number of childrens’ books. More…