Kara Cooney

Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC)

NELC Home Page

Kaplan Hall 393

Phone: (310) 825-9222
Fax: (310) 206-4723

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Areas of Interest

Egyptology, gender issues of death in ancient Egypt, craft specialization, funerary arts in the ancient world, and ritual studies.


Recent book: 
The Cost of Death: The Social and Economic Value of Ancient Egyptian Funerary Art in the Ramesside Period. Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten (Leiden 2007).