Salima Ikram

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor of Archaeology and Egyptology

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
American University in Cairo
Department: 
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology and Egyptology

Education

PhD, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, 1993.

MPhil, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, 1987

AB, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA 

Competences

Egyptology 

Archaeology 

Zooarchaeology 

Languages: 

Arabic

English

French

German

Italian

Spanish

Urdu

Jobs

Work history: 

Professor of Egyptology, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology and Egyptology, American University in Cairo, 2006- Present 

Associate Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, 2008 

Consultant, Kom Ombo Museum, 2009

Consultant, Museum of Egyptian Civilization, 2008 - 2009 

Consultant, Center of Science and Industry (COSI), Columbus, Ohio, 2006-2009

Productions and works: 

Ancient Egypt, An Introduction. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010

Area Editor, Blackwell’s Encyclopedia of the Ancient World. A printed and online encyclopedia, 2009-2010

Tomb in Ancient Egypt, with A. M. Dodson. London: Thames and Hudson, 2008

Awards

Awards: 

VEWA (Association of Educative and Scientific Authors) to attend a rock art conference in Brussels, 2010

Research Grant, American University in Cairo,(archival work for Kharga Oasis), 2010

Conference Grant, American University in Cairo (ICAZ and CIPEG), 2010