Josef W. Wegner
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|Josef William Wegner|
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania|
|Occupation||Professor of Egyptology at Penn University|
Josef William Wegner (born October 1967) is an American Egyptologist, archaeologist and Associate Professor in Egyptology at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Pennsylvania, where he obtained his PhD degree in Egyptology. He is noted for his continued research at Abydos, where he discovered the tomb of pharaoh Sobekhotep I in 2013 and that of pharaoh Seneb Kay in 2014. He is the son of astrophysicist Gary Wegner.
- Archaism and Innovation, coauthor (2009) ISBN 0-9802065-1-0
- The Mortuary Temple of Senwosret III at Abydos (2007) ISBN 0-9740025-4-2
- Akhenaten and Tutankhamun: Revolution and Restoration, coauthor (2006) ISBN 1-931707-90-1
- Searching for Ancient Egypt (author David P. Silverman), contributor (1997) ISBN 1-931707-36-7
- "Great Pyramid Mystery to Be Solved by Hidden Room?". National Geographic. March 24, 2010. Retrieved June 18, 2010.
- "Student Dies in Hiking Accident". Harvard Crimson. October 23, 2007. Retrieved June 18, 2010.
- Discovery of the tomb and nomen of the pharaoh on the Luxor Times.
- Discovery of the tomb of Seneb Kay
- University of Pennsylvania profile
- Faculty Profile at UPenn's Graduate Group in the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World
- Meet the curators
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