Geoffrey Thorndike Martin
Date of Birth  :
Place of Birth  :
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Historical archaeology
Educational background  :

B.A., in Ancient History from University College, London

M.A., from Cambridge University in 1966.

Ph.D in archaeology

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Geoffrey Martin is most famous for his discoveries of the tomb of Maya, Tutankhamun's treasurer and the private tomb of Horemheb but also more generally for his work in the Valley of the Kings and Saqqara.

  • The discoveries in Saqqara include Tia, Ramesses the Great's sister and other dignitaries.

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Bibliography  :
Stelae from Egypt and Nubia in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, c.3000 BC-AD 1150 (Fitzwilliam Museum Publications), The Hidden Tombs of Memphis: New Discoveries from the Time of Tutankhamun and Ramesses the Great (New aspects of antiquity) .