Michel Baud

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Michel Baud was a French Egyptologist, head of the Nubian Sudan section in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities of the Louvre Museum. As such, he was the organizer of an exhibition devoted exclusively to Meroe, Sudan's ancient kingdom known for its legendary capital city and its famous royal necropolis. He was also the director of the archaeological mission on the site of the necropolis at Abu Rawash, and published papers on it such as La ceramique miniature d'Abou Rawash. [1] He was a resident of the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology in Cairo. He was also the author of works on the late Old Kingdom South Saqqara Stone annal document with Vassil Dobrev, published between 1995 and 1997.[2]

Michel Baud died suddenly on September 13, 2012 at the age of only 49 years old.[3]

Major publications[edit]

  • Djéser et la IIIe dynastie : Imhotep, Saqqara, Memphis, les pyramides à degrés, Paris, Pygmalion, coll. « Les Grands Pharaons », 2007, 302 p. (ISBN 9782756401478)
  • Famille royale et pouvoir sous l'Ancien Empire égyptien, IFAO, 2005
  • Méroé, un empire sur le Nil, Officina Libraria, 2010 (ISBN 9788889854501)


  1. ^ Redford, Donald B. (2001). The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt: A-F. Oxford University Press. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-19-513821-4. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Baines, John (12 July 2007). Visual and written culture in ancient Egypt. Oxford University Press. p. 183. ISBN 978-0-19-815250-7. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Michel-Baud, Medieval Sai Project: The Greek Norwegian Archaeological Mission to Sudan