Emily Smith-Sangster is a Ph.D. candidate studying Pharaonic period Egyptian art and archaeology. Her current research focuses on New Kingdom funerary practices at the site of Abydos as well as questions of embodiment, gender, and disability, utilizing representations of the body in the artistic, archaeological, and textual spheres as evidence. Emily received her B.A. (Highest Honors) in Anthropology from Monmouth University’s Honors School and her M.A. in Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Studies from New York University.
“Crutched Pharaoh, Seated Hunter: An Analysis of Artistic “Portrayals” of Tutankhamun’s Disabilities,” Forthcoming, JARCE 57 (2021).
“Personalized Experience or Royal Canon? A Reanalysis of the Theory of Tutankhamun’s Iconography of Disability,” KMT 32:3 (2021).
“The Abydos Temple of Khentiamentiu,” Database of Religious History. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia. June 4, 2021.
“Old Kingdom Religion at Abydos.” Database of Religious History. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia. June 6, 2021.