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Kathryn Bard

Kathryn Bard is a Professor of Archaeology at Boston University. She received her B.A from Connecticut College in 1968, M.F.A. from Yale University in 1971, M.A. from University of Michigan and University of Toronto in 1974 and 1976, respectively, and lastly, her Ph.D from University of Toronto in 1987. In the course of her career she has conducted field excavations in Egypt (Predynastic settlements at Hu, Hu-Semaineh and pharaonic port of Mersa/Wadi Gawasis) and Ethiopia (Ona Edna Aboi Zewge and Ona Nagast) for over 20 years. Bard also authored and coauthored numerous books and article, including “An introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt,” “From Farmers to Pharaohs: Mortuary Evidence for the Rise of Comple Society in Egypt,” and most recent book coauthored with R. Fattovich, R. Pirelli and A. Manzo “Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, A Pharaonic Harbor on the Red Sea.”