Joyce Tyldesley is professor of Egyptology in the Department of Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology and Egyptology (CAHAE), within the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures. She studied the archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean at Liverpool University, then obtained a D.Phil in prehistoric archaeology from Oxford University.
Joyce has also published a series of books and articles on ancient Egypt: these include three television tie in books and Cleopatra, Last Queen of Egypt, which was a Radio 4 "Book of the Week".
In this episode I sat with Joyce and discussed her latest book, TUTANKHAMUN: Pharaoh, Icon, Enigma. Lost for Three Thousand Years, Misunderstood for a Century.
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