Dr Huw Twiston Davies

Lecturer in Egyptology

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Overview

Huw Twiston Davies is a Lecturer in Egyptology at the University of Manchester, teaching Egyptian langauge and literature. Additionally, he is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Leiden University, working on the NWO-VIDI funded project, “The Walking Dead: The Making of a Cultural Geography at Saqqara”. The main focus of his research is the composition, copying, and development of ancient Egyptian literary and religious texts from the New Kingdom (c. 1550-1077 BC). He completed his PhD at the University of Liverpool in 2018.

Qualifications

- PhD in Egyptology, University of Liverpool (2018)
- MA in Egyptology, University of Liverpool (2012)
- BA in Oriental Studies (Egyptology), University of Liverpool (2010)

External positions

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden (Leiden Univ)

1 Feb 201812 Apr 2021

Areas of expertise

  • PJ Semitic - Egyptology, Ancient Egyptian language, Ancient Egyptian literature, New Kingdom Literature, Middle Kingdom literature, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty
  • DT Africa

Keywords

  • Egyptology, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Egyptian language, Ancient Egyptian literature, Middle Egyptian, Late Egyptian, Late Egyptian literature, Middle Egyptian literature, Material philology, Scribal praxis

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2018 - Doctor of Philosophy, "It is filled with an assortment": The Transmission of the Instruction of Ani and the Instruction of Amenemope, University of Liverpool (2013 - 2017)
  • 2012 - Master of Arts, Deus, Deus Meus: Contexts of ntr in Middle Kingdom Literature, University of Liverpool (2011 - 2012)
  • 2010 - Bachelor of Arts (2007 - 2010)

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