Stuart Tyson Smith

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Dr. Stuart Tyson Smith, Ph.D., (born 1960) is an Egyptologist best known for his reconstruction of the ancient Egyptian language for the films Stargate and The Mummy. He is currently a professor in the Anthropology department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his specialty is the interaction between ancient Egypt and Nubia.


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  • Askut in Nubia (1995)
  • Wretched Kush: Ethnic Identities and Boundaries in Egypt's Nubian Empire (2003)
  • Valley of the Kings (2003)


  • Studies in Culture Contact: Interaction, Culture Change, and Archaeology (1998)
  • Box Office Archaeology: Refining Hollywood's Portrayals of the Past (2007)

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