Harvard's First Egyptologist: How George Reisner went "Walking Among Pharaohs"
Join the Harvard Club of Washington and Harvard's Barbara Bell Professor of Egyptology, Peter Der Manuelian, to examine the life and work of America’s greatest Egyptian archaeologist, George Reisner AB 1889 MA 1891 PhD 1893. His legacy of forty-three years of breathtakingly successful excavations at twenty-three different archaeological sites in Egypt and Sudan (ancient Nubia) included pyramids, colossal statues, gold jewelry, decorated tomb chapels, temples, settlements, fortresses, ceramics, furniture, stone vessels, and hieroglyphic inscriptions everywhere.