Romer, (Louis) John

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ROMER, (Louis) John

ROMER, (Louis) John. British, b. 1941. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities, History. Career: President, Theban Foundation, Berkeley, California, 1979-. Lecturer in the history of art, 1968-72; artist, Oriental Institute Epigraphic Survey, Luxor, Egypt, 1973-77; archaeologist for the Brooklyn Museum excavation in Luxor, 1977-79. Publications: Valley of the Kings, 1981; Romer's Egypt (in U.S. as People of the Nile), 1982; Ancient Lives: Story of the Pharaoh's Tombmakers, 1984; Testament: Bible and History, 1988; (with E. Romer) The Rape of Tutankham, 1993; (with E. Romer) The Seven Wonders of the World: A History of the Modern Imagination, 1995; Great Excavations, 2000.