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Rachael Dann

Rachael J Dann was formerly Associate Professor of Egyptian and Sudanese Archaeology at the University of Copenhagen, and has previously taught at the Open University and the Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Manchester. She received her PhD from Durham University for her thesis on the X-Group royal burials at Qustul and Ballana. She is the co-director of the International Kurru Archaeological Project, undertaking research at the UNESCO World Heritage site of El Kurru in Sudan where her particular focus has been on the development of painterly practices in two of the royal tombs at the site. Her research concerns diverse themes including aesthetics, identity, sensory archaeology and the archaeology of death. She is the author of various academic publications.