Assistant Curator, Department of Egyptian Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY, USA
Aude Semat is an Assistant Curator in the Department of Egyptian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her research focuses on painting and imagery, particularly during the New Kingdom (ca. 1550-1070 BCE), as well as the history of collecting and museums in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Aude studied art history and Egyptology at the École du Louvre and the Sorbonne (Paris), receiving her PhD in Egyptology in 2017. She has taken part in exhibitions and cataloguing projects in museums in France and the US, and taught at the École du Louvre until 2018.