January 2nd, 2019
AERA’s Chief Research Officer, Dr. Richard Redding, will be the keynote speaker at the Joint Conference on the Bioarchaeology of Ancient Egypt & the International Symposium on Animals in Ancient Egypt (BAE) being held in Cairo from January 10-13, 2019.
“What I Have Learned Over 50 Years –
Assumptions Bad: Interactions Good”
Ewart Hall, American University in Cairo, Tahrir Square, Cairo
Saturday 12 January, 9am
BAE conference website
Dr. Richard Redding is a Research Scientist at the Kelsey Museum, University of Michigan, and a principal in Ancient Egyptian Research Associates. His interests are based in anthropological archaeology with a focus on the origin of food production and the role of human subsistence in the development of cultural complexity. He has worked in the Fayyum Depression, the Eastern Desert, Luxor, the Nile Delta, and Giza. He was a co-director, in the 1980s, of the excavations at the Old Kingdom site of Kom el-Hisn. Dr. Redding has worked every year since 1997 at the Lost City of the Pyramid Builders.