Alexander Badawy

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Alexander Badawy (November 29, 1913 – May 1986)[1] was an Egyptian Egyptologist. He was born in Egypt and taught Egyptology in the USA. He was professor emeritus of art history at UCLA, and when he retired he endowed a chair (in 1985) at Johns Hopkins University, currently held by Betsy Bryan.[2]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Coptic Art and Archaeology: The Art of the Christian Egyptians from the Late Antique to the Middle Ages, 1978
  • Architecture in Ancient Egypt and the Near East, 1966
  • A history of Egyptian architecture

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of California: In Memoriam, 1987
  2. ^ jhu.edu ALEXANDER BADAWY CHAIR IN EGYPTIAN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY