Walter Bryan Emery
Date of Birth  :
Place of Birth  :
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :
Marine Engineer and took up a preliminary training at the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Walter discovered the Buchis Bull Catacombs.

  • He discoverad the FS3035 tomb and S3357 tomb.

  • The S3357 is known as being the oldest tomb in Saqqara.

  • Emery’s last major find at Saqqara before World War II was the S3471 tomb which contained large quantities of copper.

  • One of Emery’s most beneficial discoveries for Egyptology was the“mummified zoo".

  • Principal publications of Walter are

    • Great tombs of the 1st dynasty, (3 volumes) 1949-58.

    • Archaic Egypt, 1961.

    • Egypt in Nubia, 1965.

source:Walter Bryan Emery

Bibliography  :
Great tombs of the First Dynasty I: Excavations at Saqqara,Archaic Egypt (Pelican books)