Edward F. Wente

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Edward F. Wente (born 1930) is an American professor emeritus of Egyptology and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago.[1][2] He received his Ph.D from the University of Chicago in 1959 and lectured there from 1963 to 1996.[1] He is also a longstanding member of the Oriental Institute, Chicago.[1][2] One of his major works is Letters from Ancient Egypt (1990), published by the Scholarly Press.[2] In 1999 the Oriental Institute published a collection of essays by Egyptologists in honor of Edward Wente "Gold of Praise: Studies on Ancient Egypt in Honor of Edward F. Wente".[3]

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  1. ^ a b c University of Chicago. Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Retrieved on 08-03-2009.
  2. ^ a b c The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. (2009). WHO WAS WHO AMONG THE ROYAL MUMMIES. Retrieved on 08-03-2009.
  3. ^ Edited by Emily Teeter, John A. Larson. Gold of Praise: Studies on Ancient Egypt in Honor of Edward F. Wente. The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. 

Further references[edit]

  • Wente, Edward F. (1990). Letters from Ancient Egypt. Edited by Edmund S. Meltzer. Translated by Edward F. Wente. Atlanta: Scholars Press, Society of Biblical Literature. ISBN 1-55540-472-3.