Dr Robert Morkot



The Egyptians: an Introduction., London, Routledge, 2005.

Egypt: Land of the Pharaohs, Hong Kong, Odyssey, 2005.

Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egyptian Warfare, Historical dictionaries of war, revolution and civil unrest, no. 26, Scarecrow Press, 2003.

The Empires of Ancient Egypt., London, BBC, 2001.

The Black Pharaohs: Egypt's Nubian Rulers, London, Rubicon Press, 2000.

Atlas de la Grèce antique, 6500 à 30 av. J.-C., Paris, Editions Autremont, 1999.

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece, London, Penguin, 1996.

with James PJ, Thorpe IJ, Kokkinos N, Frankish JA, Centuries of Darkness, London, Jonathan Cape, 1991.


with James PJ, Two Studies in 21st Dynasty Chronology. I: Deconstructing Manetho's 21st Dynasty. II: The Datelines of High Priest Menkheperre, Journal of Egyptian History, vol. 6, Brill, 2013, 219-256

with James P, Herihor's Kingship and the High Priest of Amun Piankh, Journal of Egyptian History, vol. III/2, Brill, 2010, 231-259

Divine of body: the remains of Egyptian Kings. Preservation, reverence, memory in a world without relics., Past and Present, vol. 5, no. Supplement, Oxford University Press, 2010, 37-55

with James PJ, 'Peftjauawybast, King of Nen-nesut: genealogy, art history, and the chronology of Late-Libyan Egypt.', Antiguo Oriente, vol. 7, University of Buenos Aires, 2009, 13-55

with Thorpe IJ, Kokkinos N, Frankish JA, 'Centuries of Darkness: a reply to critics', Cambridge Archaeological Journal, vol. 2, no. 2:1, Cambridge University Press, 1992, 127-144

with James PJ, Thorpe IJ, Kokkinos N, Frankish JA, 'Centuries of Darkness' (Review feature), Cambridge Archaeological Journal, vol. 1, no. 1:2, Cambridge University Press, 1991, 227-253


'The excavations at Sesebi (Sudla) 1936-1938.', Beiträge zur Sudanforschung, vol. 3, Universitaet Wien, Abteilung Sudanforschung, 1988, 159-164

'Studies in New Kingdom Nubia 1: Politics, economics and ideology: Egyptian imperialism in Nubia.', Wepwawet, vol. 3, Department of Egyptology, University College London, 1987, 29-49

'Violent images of queenship and the royal cult.', Wepwawet, vol. 2, Department of Egyptology, University College London, 1986, 1-9


Before Greeks and Romans: Easter Libya and the Oases, a brief review of interconnections in the Eastern Sahara, in Mugnai N, Ray N, Nikolaus J (eds) De Africa Romaque Merging Cultures Across North Africa, London: Society for Libyan Studies, 2016, 27-38

North-east Africa and trade at the crossroads of the Nile Valley, the Mediterranean and the Red Sea., in Garcia JCM (eds) Dynamics of Production in the Ancient Near East, Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2016, 257-274

Eaten by Maggots: the sorry tale of Mr Fuller's coffin., in Price C, Forshaw R, Chamberlain A, Nicholson P (eds) Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016, 355-368

The Late-Libyan and Kushite God's Wives: Historical and Art Historical Problems, in Becker M, Blöbaum A, Lohwasser A (eds) Prayer and Power” Proceedings of the Conference on the God’s Wives of Amun in Egypt during the First Millennium BC, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2016, 107-120

with James P, Dead-reckoning the start of the 22nd Dynasty: from Shoshenq V back to Shoshenq I, in James P, Veen P (eds) Solomon and Shishak Current Perspectives from Archaeology, Epigraphy, History and Chronology: Proceedings of the Third BICANE Colloquium Held at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge 26-27 March, 2011, Oxford: Archaeopress., 2015, 20-41

All in the detail: some further observation on archaism and style in Libyan-Kushite-Saite Egypt, in Pischikova E, Budka J, Griffin K (eds) Thebes in the First Millennium BC, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014, 379-395

'Thebes under Kushite rule.', in Pischikova E (eds) Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty, Cairo: Amer Univ in Cairo Press, 2014, 5-22

'George Hoskins, Travels in Ethiopia and the History of Meroe', in Souvenirs and New Ideas: Travel and Collecting in Egypt and the Near East, Oxford: Oxbow and ASTENE, 2013, 98-118

From conquered to conqueror: the organisation of Nubia from the New Kingdom until the end of the Kushite rule over Egypt., in Garcia JCM (eds) Ancient Egyptian administration, Leiden: Brill, 2012

Tradition, innovation and researching the past in Libyan, Kushite and Saite Egypt., in Crawford H (eds) Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt: From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein, Oxford University Press, 2007, 141-164

War and the Economy: the international 'arms trade' in the Late Bronze Age and after, in Schneider T, Szpakowska K (eds) Egyptological Stories: A British Egyptological tribute to Alan B. Lloyd on the occasion of his retirement, Muenster: Ugarit-Verlag Muenster, 2007, 169-195

'A Kushite royal woman, perhaps a God's Wife of Amun.', in Sowada KN, Ockinga BG (eds) Egyptian Art in the Nicholson Museum, Sydney, Sydney: Meditarch, The University of Sydney NSW, 2006, 147-158

'Le origini del regno di Kush.', in Einaudi S, Tiradritti F (eds) L’Enigma di Harwa. All scoperta di un capolavoro del rinascimento egizio., Milan: Anthelios edizioni, 2004, 19-41

with Adams DN, Bunker EC, Kawami T, Tawil D, Pharaonic Egypt, in ‘When Orpheus Sang’ An Ancient Bestiary, Paris: Geuthner, 2004, 104-155

Archaism in Egyptian art from the New Kingdom to the Late Period, in Tait J (eds) 'Never had the like occurred': Egypt's view of it's past, Left Coast Press, 2003, 79-100

On the Priestly Origin of the Napatan Kings: the adaptation, demise and resurrection of ideas in writing Nubian history., in O'Connor D, Reid A (eds) Ancient Egypt in Africa, University College London, 2003, 151-168

'Nubia durante el Imperio Nuevo egipcio'., in Berenguer F, Die CP (eds) Nubia. Los reinos del Nilo en Sudán., Barcelona: Fundación “la Caixa”, 2003, 52-54

Egypt and Nubia, in Alcock SE, D'Altroy TN, Morrison KD, Sinopoli CN (eds) Empires: perspectives from archaeology and history, Cambridge University Press, 2001, 227-251

with S Quirke, 'Inventing the 25th Dynasty: Turin Stela 1467 and the construction of history', in Arnst C-B, Hafemann I, Lohwasser UA (eds) Begegnungen. Antike Kulturen im Niltal. Festgabe für Erika Endesfelder, Karl-Heinz Priese, Walter Friedrich Reineke und Steffen Wenig von Schülern und Mitarbeiten, Leipzig: Verlag Helmar Wodtke und Katharina Stegbauer, 2001, 349-363

'Ivory and related materials', in Nicholson PT, Shaw I (eds) Ancient Egyptian materials and technology, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000, 320-331

'Kingship and kinship in the empire of Kush.', in Wenig S (eds) Studien zum Antiken Sudan., Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1999, 179-229

'The origin of the 'Napatan' state. A contribution to T. Kendall's main paper.', in Wenig S (eds) Studien zum Antiken Sudan., Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1999, 139-148

'New Kingdom Nubia: the limits of control.', in Davies WV (eds) Egypt and Africa. Nubia from Prehistory to Islam, London: British Museum Press and Egypt Exploration Society, 1991, 294-301

'Nubia and Achaemenid Persia: sources and problems.', in Sancisi-Weerdenburg H, Kuhrt A (eds) Asia Minor and Egypt: old cultures in a new empire, Leiden: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, 1991, 321-336


'«There are no elephants in Dongola»; notes on Nubian ivory.', VIIIe Conférence Internationale des Études Nubiennes., Lille, 11th - 17th Sep 1994. Actes de la VIIIe Conférence Internationale des Études Nubiennes., vol. CRIPEL 17/3: III-Études, 1998, 147-154

'The Darb el-Arbain, the Kharga Oasis and its forts, and other desert routes.', Archaeological Research in Roman Egypt. 17th Classical Colloquium of the Depatrment of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1st - 4th Dec 1993. Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement, vol. 19, 1996, 82-94

'The Economy of New Kingdom Nubia', VIIIe Conférence Internationale des Études Nubiennes, Lille, 11th - 17th Sep 1994. CRIPEL Cahier de Recherches de l'Institut de Papyrologie et d'Egyptologie de Lille, vol. 17. I: Communications principales, 1995, 175-188

'The Origin of the Kushite State: a response to the paper of László Torok.', VIIIe Conférence Internationale des Études Nubiennes., Lille, 11th - 17th Sep 1994. Actes de la VIIIe Conférence Internationale des Études Nubiennes, vol. CRIPEL Cahier de Recherches de l'Institut de Papyrologie et d'Egyptologie de Lille, no. CRIPEL 17. I: Communications principales., 1995, 229-242

'The Nubian Dark Age.', VIIe Congrès international d'études nubiennes, Geneva, 3rd - 8th Sep 1990. Études nubiennes., vol. Volume II: Communications., 1994, 45-47