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Author: William Kelly Simpson

Nubia

Photo of stela
1962 Excavations at Toshka and Arminna

By: William Kelly Simpson

The excavations of the Peabody Museum of Yale University and the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania entered their second season at the end of January, 1962. The expenses were again borne by the Eckley B. Coxe, Jr. Fund of the University Museum and a grant from the Bollingen Foundation of New York, established […]


Nubia

photo of Tomb
The University Museum - Yale University Expedition

By: William Kelly Simpson

Once before, in the years 1905-1911, the University Museum conducted a series of excavations in Nubia on the occasion of the heightening of the dam at Aswan. The direction of the expedition was in the capable hands of the late Dr. David Randall-MacIver and of Leonard (later Sir Leonard) Woolley, who subsequently went on to […]


The Pennsylvania-Yale Giza Project

By: William Kelly Simpson

The story of the Pennsylvania-Yale Project at Giza takes us back to the be­ginning of American archaeological work in Egypt. In December 1902 the Egyptian Government granted concessions for archaeological work at Giza to three uni­versities, one of which was the University of California (the other two were German and Italian). The University of California […]