Richard Bussmann
  • r.bussmann@ucl.ac.uk
  • Direct: +44 (0)20 7679 1539
  • Internal: 21539
  • Room 106
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Richard Bussmann

Research Interests

  • Social and cultural anthropological approaches to ancient Egypt
  • Cultural diversity and long-term development of ancient Egyptian society
  • Correlation of ancient Egyptian material culture, images, and texts
  • Head of the project "The seals and seal impressions from Hierakonpolis"

Research Directory Records

Educational Background

  • 2002 Magister exam, Free University Berlin
  • 2004-2006 PhD fellow of the graduate school "Images of deities - images of god - images of the world", Göttingen University
  • 2007 DPhil in Egyptology, Free University Berlin
  • 2010 Post-doctoral Feodor Lynen fellow (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation) at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge University

Current students

  • Tatjana Beuthe Interculltural exchanges between Egypt and the Ancient Near East (co-supervisor Katherine Wright)
  • Massimiliano Pinarello Deconstruction of the Ancient Egyptian scribe: A corpus of writing equipment (principal supervisor Stephen Quirke)
  • Frederik Rademakers Ancient urban copper metallurgy in Qantir (Pi-Ramesses) (principal supervisor Thilo Rehren)
  • Micol di Teodoro The kheneret wer: new research (principal supervisor Stephen Quirke)

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