Stephen Quirke

Stephen Quirke is an Egyptologist. He is the current Edwards Professor of Egyptian Archaeology and Philology at University College London[1]. He has worked at the British Museum (1989–1998)[1] and since 1999 at the Petrie Museum in London[1]. He published several books, some of them translated into other languages[1].


  • Hieroglyphs and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt, London 1996, ISBN 978-0714109954
  • The Cult of Ra: Sun-worship in Ancient Egypt: Sun-worship in Ancient Egypt from the Pyramids to Cleopatra, London 2001, ISBN 978-0500051078
  • Who Were the Pharaohs?: A Guide to their Names, Reigns and Dynasties, London 2010, ISBN 978-0714131436
  • Hidden Hands: Egyptian Workforces in Petrie Excavation Archives, 1880–1924 (Duckworth Egyptology Series), London 2010 ISBN 978-0715639047
  • Birth tusks: the armoury of health in context – Egypt 1800 BC., London ISBN 978-1906137496
  • (with Gianluca Miniaci Juan Carlos Moreno García, Stephen Quirke & Andréas Stauder (editors)): The Arts of Making in Ancient Egypt, Voices, images, and objects of material producers 2000–1550 BC, Sidestone. Leiden, ISBN 9789088905230


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