Professor Richard Parkinson

Professor Richard Parkinson is Professor of Egyptology in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, Director of the Griffith Institute and Fellow of The Queen’s College. He was formerly curator at the British Museum responsible for the care, research, publication and display of the collection’s papyri, as well as hieratic and hieroglyphic texts, inscribed materials including the Rosetta Stone. In 1999-2000 he curated, Cracking Codes: The Rosetta Stone and Decipherment (Rosetta Stone bicentenary exhibition).

Recent Past Lectures
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The Rosetta Stone

Professor Richard Parkinson
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 6:15PM
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Rosetta: Unlocking Secrets from Ancient Egypt to a Comet

Professor Richard Parkinson
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 6:00PM