Hratch Papazian

Herbert Thompson Lecturer in Ancient Egyptian Language
Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
University of Cambridge

Fields of interest

Ancient Egyptian economy and social history, epigraphy, archaeology

Recent publications


2012, Domain of Pharaoh: The Structure and Components of the Economy of Old Kingdom Egypt. Hildesheimer Ägyptologische Beiträge (HÄB), vol. 52.

Selected Articles
2016 “Converters in Old Egyptian” in Essays for the Library of Seshat. Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 233-254. (in press)

2015 “The State of Egypt in the Eighth Dynasty”, Harvard Egyptological Studies I 393-428.

2013 “The Central Administration of the Resources in the Old Kingdom: Departments, Treasures, Granaries and Work Centers” in Ancient Egyptian Administration, 41-83.

2012, “The Edfu Pyramid Project” (with Grégory Marouard), The Oriental Institute News & Notes, vol. 213, 3-9. Also published in Danish as “Edfu-pyramide-projektet,” Papyrus 32:2 (2012), 24-37.

2010, “The Temple of Ptah and Economic Contacts between Memphite Cult Centers in the Fifth Dynasty,” in 8. Ägyptologische Tempeltagung: Interconnections between Temples, edited by M. Dolińska and H. Beinlich. Königtum, Staat und Gesellschaft früher Hochkulturen 3,3. Ägypten und Altes Testament. Akten der Ägyptologischen Tempeltagungen (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz), 137-153.

2009, Remarks on Oriental Institute ostraca 12296 and 18876 in E. Teeter and J. H. Johnson (ed.), The Life of Meresamun: A Temple Singer in Ancient Egypt, The Oriental Institute Museum Publications, vol. 29, Chicago, pp. 45-6 and 48.

2008, “Perspectives on the Cult of Pharaoh during the Third Millennium B.C. A Chronological Overview,” in Chronology and Archaeology in Ancient Egypt (The Third Millennium B.C.), edited by H. Vymazalová and M. Bárta (Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology), pp. 61-80.