Marjorie Fisher

Marjorie Fisher


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  • Phone: 734.647.4672
  • Office: 4159 Thayer Academic Building, 202 S. Thayer St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608
  • Ph.D. 1998, University of Michigan

Research Interests


  • New Kingdom Period
  • Ancient Nubia
  • Ancient Egyptian language
  • Ancient Egyptian history
  • Epigraphy


  • Egypt

Research Projects

Research Description

Marjorie Fisher is Associate Director for Epigraphy for the University of Michigan Abydos Middle Cemetery Project. She has also participated in numerous archaeological excavations in the Valley of the Kings and in epigraphic work at Luxor Temple with the Epigraphic Survey of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (based at Chicago House, Luxor). Dr. Fisher publications include the two-volume monograph The Sons of Ramesses II, in which she documents, catalogues and interprets all material associated with Ramesses II’s royal sons as of 1998. She is co-lead editor of Ancient Nubia: African Kingdoms on the Nile (Prose Award for Archaeology and Anthropology 2012) which covers topics on the history, archaeology, religion, and kingship of ancient Nubia. She has published numerous articles on ancient Egyptian New Kingdom art and architecture, royal children and the political history of the Ramesside Period. Dr. Fisher is currently working on Daughters of Ramesses II and III, a monograph, as well as articles on the sons of Ramesses III.