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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 United States. He was professor of art history at UCLA, and after he became emeritus, he endowed a chair (in 1985) at Johns Hopkins University, currently held by Betsy Bryan.[2]

Selected publications

  • 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


  1. ^ "University of California: In Memoriam, 1987". content.cdlib.org. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  2. ^ jhu.edu Alexander Badawy Chair in Egyptian Art and Archaeology.