The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, founded in 1984, is a component of the Department of Art of The University of Memphis,
in Memphis, Tennessee (USA), and is a Tennessee Center of Excellence. It is dedicated
to the study of the art and culture of ancient Egypt through teaching, research, exhibition,
and community education.
As part of its research and teaching objectives, the Institute of Egyptian Art and
Archaeology, (hereafter IEAA), is engaged with various field projects in Egypt. Currently,
the IEAA supports an epigraphic survey in the Great Hypostyle Hall of Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt, and partners with the Italian Archaeological Mission to Luxor at
the tomb of Harwa at Thebes.
The Egyptian Gallery is currently OPEN.
Select this link to read the full text of the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology's
Select this link to read about the history of Memphis, Tennessee's interest in ancient
Egypt and the foundation and growth of the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology at the University of Memphis.
Gods of Ancient Memphis,
Stephen P. Harvey and Melinda K. Hartwig, 2001. Fragments of a Shattered Visage: The Proceedings of the International Symposium on
Ramesses the Great,
Edward Bleiberg and Rita Freed, eds., 1991. Ramesses II and the Bible,
Steven L. McKenzie, Th.D., 1987. A Divine Tour of Ancient Egypt,
Rita E. Freed, 1983. Ancient Egypt: A Guidebook,
Carol Crown with an essay by Rita E. Freed, 1983.Click here
for information on ordering any of the publications listed above.