Margaret Maitland is an Egyptologist currently working as a curator with the British Museum Future Curators programme. She curated the British Museum touring exhibition Pharaoh: King of Egypt, now on display in Leeds and soon touring to Birmingham, Glasgow, and Bristol.
Margaret is currently cataloguing and researching the ancient Egyptian collection at the Great North Museum: Hancock in Newcastle, while completing her doctorate at the University of Oxford.
Margaret’s reporting on the looting of antiquities during the Egyptian Revolution on her blog, The Eloquent Peasant, received international media coverage, including interviews with the Sunday Times, National Geographic, Nature, and the CBC. She is also the author of the forthcoming book Pharaoh: King of Egypt.
Egyptologist, trainee curator in ancient Egypt with the British Museum & Great North Museum: Hancock, PhD student at Oxford bio from Twitter
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