Renée Friedman is an American Egyptologist, who studied at the University of California, Berkeley, where her thesis was on the Predynastic cemetery at Naga ed Der. She earned her PhD in 1994 (in Predynastic settlement ceramics).
Since 1996, she has been the Co-Director of the American Hierakonpolis Expedition.
- 1989 Fish and Fishing in Ancient Egypt. Aris and Phillips, Warminster, England. [with D.J. Brewer] American University in Cairo. 1990. 109pp. 1
- 1992 The Followers of Horus: Studies Dedicated to Michael Allen Hoffman. Oxbow Press, Oxford. [edited with Barbara Adams] 354pp.
- 1998 Egypt. British Museum Press. [with Vivian Davies] 224pp. Issued in USA as Egypt Uncovered.
- 2002 Egypt and Nubia. Gifts of the Desert. 328pp. British Museum Press. Editor.