James Peter Allen

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James Peter Allen
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Alma mater University of Chicago
OccupationEgyptologist and Professor at Brown University

James Peter Allen (born 1945) is an American Egyptologist, specializing in language and religion. He was curator of Egyptian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1990 to 2006. [1] [2] In 2007, he became the Charles Edwin Wilbour Professor of Egyptology at Brown University. [3] In 2008, he was elected president of the International Association of Egyptologists. A graduate of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, he received his PhD from the University of Chicago.


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  3. Wilford, John Noble (2012-09-17). "New Demotic Dictionary Translates Lives of Ancient Egyptians". The New York Times. ISSN   0362-4331 . Retrieved 2019-05-05.