John W. Tait

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John W. Tait (born 1945) is a British Edwards Professor of Egyptology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, and was the head of the department till 2010.[1][2] He received his Ph.D in Egyptian and Greek Papyrology from the University of Oxford.[1][2] His research focuses on Ancient Egyptian literature, including documents written in hieroglyphs, hieratic, Demotic, and Greek.[1][2] He has also worked as a member of the Project for the Publication of the Carlsberg Papyri and the Egypt Exploration Society.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c d Tait (2003), page x.
  2. ^ a b c d Minnesota State University, Mankato. John Tait Archived 2009-04-04 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved on 08-02-2009.


  • Tait, John W. (2003). 'Never Had the Like Occurred': Egypt's View of Its Past. Edited by John W. Tait. London: University College London, Institute of Archaeology, an imprint of Cavendish Publishing Limited. ISBN 1-84472-007-1.