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

4 comments:

  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

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  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”
    http://www.7queens7kings.com

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  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...

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  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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