The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project

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Biographical Text

Quibell is best known for his work with W. M. Flinders Petrie. Together they excavated Coptos (1893), which revealed artifacts leading back to the First Dynasty, and Naqada and Ballas where they found pre-dynastic artifacts. Quibell also excavated Hierakonpolis. He worked with Somers Clarke to discover the Narmer palette and the remains of the oldest temple found in Egypt. Quibell bacame part of the Antiquities Service staff and later was the Chief Inspector of Antiquities in the Delta (1898). He discovered the tomb of Yuaa and Thuiu in 1905, working with Theodore Davis, and excavated the monastery of St. Jeremias before retiring in 1925.

Birth Date

11-11-1867

Birthplace

England

Death Date

06-05-1935

Occupation

Egyptologist

Bibliography

Hierakonpolis, 1900
The Ramesseum, 1898
El Kab, 1898
Ballas, 1896
"Who Was Who in Egyptology," Dawson and Uphill, accessed January 28th 2015

Notable Family Members

Annie Pirie Quibell, wife, excavator and draughtsman

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Abbreviated Biography

Egyptologist and archaeologist, who worked with Flinders Petrie and Somers Clarke before joining the Antiquities Service as an Inspector.

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Citation

“Quibell, James Edward,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed October 20, 2021, https://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/19.

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