Category: Kathryn Bard

Professor Bard National Geographic interview about the Ancient Burial Ground of 800 Egyptian Tombs

“From this area, there really aren’t very many tombs that are known, except for the royal tombs there,” says Kathryn Bard, an archaeologist at Boston University who was not involved in the work. “That’s why this cemetery is important.”  Read the entire article here https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2018/09/news-800-egyptian-tombs-lisht-middle-kingdom-parcak-archaeology/?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=social_experts  

Professor Bard publishes a new book “Seafaring Expeditions to Punt in the Middle Kingdom Excavations at Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt”

Archaeology Professor Kathryn Bard with co-author, Rodolfo Fattovich, August 2018 published the book Seafaring Expeditions to Punt in the Middle Kingdom, Excavations at Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt.  From the series Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, Volume: 96 In the 12th Dynasty (ca. 1985-1773 BC) the Egyptian state sent a number of seafaring expeditions […]

The members of the Department of Archaeology mourn the death of Professor Rodolfo Fattovich

Professor Rodolfo Fattovich (Trieste 1945 – Rome 2018) worked closely with Professor Kathryn Bard for 25 years. He regularly visited the Department of Archaeology at Boston University for a month or more every year to work with colleagues. He held a Visiting Professorship in the Archaeology Department and was a frequent lecturer in BU’s African Studies Center. […]

Professor Kathryn Bard Exhibit: Sail the Red Sea: Ancient Egyptian Maritime Explorations

Professor Kathryn Bard has a new exhibit, Sail the Red Sea: Ancient Egyptian Maritime Explorations, at the Simon Fraser University museum. The exhibit features artifacts from her and Profesor Rodolfo Fattovich’s discoveries. The exhibit consists of 12 informational posters about the finds at Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt, and was originally exhibited at the Supreme Council of […]

Kathryn Bard and Norman Hammond honored in China

Two members of the Department of Archaeology were honoured in China recently. At the Second Shanghai Archaeology Forum, organized by the Institute of Archaeology of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing but held at the University of Shanghai, Professor Kathryn Bard was the first of eight scholars invited to speak in the SAF […]

Professor Kathryn Bard radio interview

“And They Also Made Boats…” Maritime Archaeology in Pharaonic Egypt” January 16, 2013 Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology Hosted by Dr. Joseph Schuldenrein Click here to hear interview:  http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/66864/and-they-also-made-boats-maritime-archaeology-in-pharaonic-egypt While the contributions of the ancient Egyptians to Western Civilization are familiar to the general public, this brilliant culture’s seafaring technology is little […]