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List of famous male egyptologists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male egyptologists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being egyptologists. There are thousand of males working as egyptologists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic egyptologists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a egyptologist then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male egyptologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male egyptologists?" and "Who are the best male egyptologists?"
Howard Carter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Egyptologists
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Howard Carter was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world famous after discovering the intact tomb of 14th-century BC pharaoh Tutankhamun in November 1922. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 65 (1874-1939)

Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom

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John Romer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Egyptologists
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John Lewis Romer is a British Egyptologist, historian and archaeologist, who has created and appeared in many TV archaeology series, including Romer's Egypt, Ancient Lives, Testament, The Seven Wonders of the World, Byzantium: The Lost Empire and Great Excavations: The Story of Archaeology. Romer is probably — along with Michael Wood — the best known television presenter of ancient history. His trademark style combines gentle humour, expressive hand gestures, expertise and respect for ancient peoples. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: Surrey, United Kingdom

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Zahi Hawass is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Egyptologists
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Zahi Hawass is an Egyptian archaeologist, an Egyptologist, and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs. He has also worked at archaeological sites in the Nile Delta, the Western Desert, and the Upper Nile Valley. Hawass has received widespread publicity internationally, and was the subject of a reality television series in the United States, Chasing Mummies. His views and links to business ventures and the Mubarak regime have engendered controversy. In connection with the awarding of a gift shop contract at the Egyptian Museum and alleged smuggling of antiquities, he was sentenced to a prison term, which was later lifted. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: Damietta, Egypt

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Asa G. Hilliard III was an African-American professor of educational psychology who worked on indigenous ancient African history, culture, education and society. He was the Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Urban Education at Georgia State University, with joint appointments in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 74 (1933-2007)

Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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