Claire Gilmour

ABOUT CLAIRE GILMOURMLitt Museum & Gallery Studies, MA(Hons) Archaeology & Celtic Civilisation, DipHE EgyptologyClaire Gilmour is a PhD candidate in Anthropology & Archaeology at the University of Bristol, researching the cultural and academic impact of the study of Ancient Egypt in Scotland. She teaches Egyptology, Archaeology and the Ancient Near East at the University of Glasgow, is Chair of Egyptology Scotland, and has worked in museum collections care for over twenty years. She is particularly interested in the history of Egyptology, museums and collecting, the life and career of Alexander Henry Rhind (1833-63), funerary archaeology (especially Ancient Egyptian tomb equipment) and the reception of Ancient Egypt. She is currently a committee member on the International Society for the Study of Egyptomania.