Tuesday, 2 November 2010

The banned Egyptologist: Dr Joann Fletcher

She's discovered the mummy of the most important woman in Ancient Egyptian history - but is now banned from conducting expeditions in the country - and she's from Barnsley - Dr Joann Fletcher talks about life as an Egyptologist and how her beloved South Yorkshire mining town is more connected with Ancient Egypt than one would think

Read More: The Star


  1. Hi if Joann is still ban from Egypt ,it is Egypt lose .properly the best Egyptologist we hav , she makes the history come alive and we can understand what she is explaining to us . kind regards Mervyn

  2. I would like for Ms. Fletcher to give me her opinion on what I wrote about the Ancient Egyptian Queens. “7 Types of Queens, Kings Desire”

  3. I don't think this has something to do with "elite" vs. humble-countryside-origins. Mrs. Fletcher is just a sensationalist TV-"Egyptologist" (not present in the actual scientific landscape). To ban her from research in the Valley of the Kings is no loss to science...

  4. Why do Brits want to perpetuate the falsehood that Fletcher discovered something? Stick with Howard Carter, your countryman. He discovered something.


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