William Kelly Simpson

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William Kelly Simpson (born January 3, 1928, in New York City[1]) is an American professor emeritus of Egyptology, Archaeology, Ancient Egyptian literature, and Afro-Asiatic languages at Yale University.[2][3]

He is one of several co-directors of the University of Pennsylvania Museum Yale University Expedition to Abydos, Egypt, which conducts archaeological excavations of ancient sites.[4]

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  1. ^ David Shavit, The United States in the Middle East: A Historical Dictionary (Greenwood Press, 1988: ISBN 0-313-25341-2).
  2. ^ Yale University Press. (2009). The Literature of Ancient Egypt. Retrieved on 08-03-2009.
  3. ^ The Cambridge University Catalogue. (2009). The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited. Retrieved on 08-03-2009.
  4. ^ University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. (2007). The Pennsylvania-Yale Excavations at Abydos, Egypt. Retrieved 08-03-2009.