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Dr Aidan Dodson

Dr Aidan Dodson

Dr Aidan Dodson
BA(Liv), MPhil (Cantab), PhD(Cantab), FSA

Senior Research Fellow
Senior Associate Teacher

Area of research

Egyptian Archaeology

43 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1UU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 6073

Research summary

My primary research interests concern ancient Egypt, but I also have a wider interest in funerary customs as well, which led to a book on British royal tombs (a second edition of which is forthcoming). On a completely different tack, I also work on naval history between the middle of the nineteenth century and the present day, having published a book on German battleships of the Second Reich and a number of papers and reviews; a book on heavy cruisers 1865-1910 is in preparation.

Within Egyptology, my particular areas of specialisation are Egyptian dynastic history and chronology; tomb architecture; coffin ...

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Biography

I studied at Langley Grammar School, Slough, Berks; Collingwood College, Durham University; the University of Liverpool; and Christ's College, University of Cambridge. I received a BA in the Archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean from Liverpool in 1985, an MPhil in Museum Practice & Archaeology in 1986 and my PhD in Egyptology in 1995, both from Cambridge. I was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 2003.

Moving from London, where I did some teaching for the Workers' Educational Association, to Bristol in 1996, I have taught here ever since, at extramural, undergraduate and post-graduate level ...

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