Joann Fletcher





Joann Fletcher



Dr. Joann Fletcher is Honorary Research Fellow at York University and consultant Egyptology at Harrogate Museums and Arts. She specializes in the history of mummification and has studied mummies on site in Egypt, Yemen and South America as well as in museum collections around the world. Recently she led groundbreaking work in Egypt's Valley of the Kings to re-examine three royal mummies, one of which may be that of Nefertiti - news that has attracted international coverage.
She has made nuerous appearances on television as well as radio, and writes for both The Guardian newspaper and the BBC's History Online website. Her publications include Egypt's Sun King: Amenhotep III, The Egyptian Book of Living and Dying and The Oils and Perfumes of A
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The Search for Nefertiti: T...

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Cleopatra the Great: The Wo...

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The Story of Egypt: The Civ...

3.68 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 2015 — 12 editions
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Chronicle of a Pharaoh: The...

3.82 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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The Egyptian Book of Living...

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Ancient Egypt: Life, Myth a...

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Oils and Perfumes of Ancien...

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Treasures of the Pharaohs

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“for in contrast to the restrictions imposed on respectable Greek women who only went out of the house as a last resort and even then fully covered, their Egyptian sisters were not only allowed out, but attended market and ‘are employed in trade while the men stay at home and do the weaving’. Further unnatural practices meant that Egyptian ‘women pass water standing up, men sitting down’,”
Joann Fletcher, Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend

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