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Niv Allon

Associate Curator
Department of Egyptian Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art


New York, NY, USA


Associate Curator in the Department of Egyptian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he focuses on art of the Ramesside Period (ca. 1295-1070 B.C.) and on textual objects throughout Egyptian history. He earned his MA from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem in Biblical Studies and his PhD in Egyptology from Yale University and has published on scribes, literacy, and concepts of violence in ancient Egypt.

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