Battiscombe "Jack" George Gunn, FBA (30 June 1883 – 27 February 1950) was an English Egyptologist and philologist. He published his first translation from Egyptian in 1906. He translated inscriptions for many important excavations and sites, including Fayum, Saqqara, Amarna, Giza and Luxor (including Tutankhamun). He was curator at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and at the University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In 1934 he was appointed Professor of Egyptology at the University of Oxford, a chair he held until his death in 1950.

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  • Battiscombe "Jack" George Gunn, né le 30 juin 1883 à Londres, mort le 27 février 1950, est un égyptologue anglais. Après avoir essayé la banque, l'ingénierie et le journalisme, il est le secrétaire privé du dramaturge Arthur Wing Pinero de 1908 à 1911. En 1913, il devient l'assistant de l'égyptologue William Matthew Flinders Petrie. Réformé de l'armée après le début de la Première Guerre mondiale, il devient l'assistant d‘Alan Henderson Gardiner. De 1921 à 1922, il seconde Leonard Woolley dans les fouilles de Tell el-Amarna. Il a également travaillé avec Cecil Mallaby Firth dans les fouilles de la pyramide de Téti. Il devint conservateur adjoint du musée égyptien du Caire en 1928. Il rejoint l'University Museum à l'université de Pennsylvanie à Philadelphie en 1931 en tant que conservateur de la section égyptienne. En 1934, il est nommé professeur d'égyptologie à l'université d'Oxford, une chaire qu'il a occupé jusqu'à sa mort. Il a reçu une maîtrise honorifique à Oxford et a été élu Fellow de la British Academy en 1943. * Portail de l’Égypte antique Portail de l’Égypte antique (fr)
  • Pubblicò la sua prima traduzione dalla lingua egizia nel 1906. Tradusse inscrizioni per molti importanti scavi e siti, tra cui Faiyum, Saqqara, Amarna, Giza e Luxor (compreso Tutankhamon). Fu curatore del Museo di antichità egiziane di Il Cairo e del museo universitario dell'Università della Pennsylvania di Filadelfia. Nel 1934 fu nominato professore di egittologia presso l'Università di Oxford, cattedra che mantenne fino alla morte, avvenuta nel 1950. (it)
  • Battiscombe "Jack" George Gunn, FBA (30 June 1883 – 27 February 1950) was an English Egyptologist and philologist. He published his first translation from Egyptian in 1906. He translated inscriptions for many important excavations and sites, including Fayum, Saqqara, Amarna, Giza and Luxor (including Tutankhamun). He was curator at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and at the University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In 1934 he was appointed Professor of Egyptology at the University of Oxford, a chair he held until his death in 1950. (en)
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  • 1883-6-30
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  • Lillian Florence Meacham
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  • Pubblicò la sua prima traduzione dalla lingua egizia nel 1906. Tradusse inscrizioni per molti importanti scavi e siti, tra cui Faiyum, Saqqara, Amarna, Giza e Luxor (compreso Tutankhamon). Fu curatore del Museo di antichità egiziane di Il Cairo e del museo universitario dell'Università della Pennsylvania di Filadelfia. Nel 1934 fu nominato professore di egittologia presso l'Università di Oxford, cattedra che mantenne fino alla morte, avvenuta nel 1950. (it)
  • Battiscombe "Jack" George Gunn, FBA (30 June 1883 – 27 February 1950) was an English Egyptologist and philologist. He published his first translation from Egyptian in 1906. He translated inscriptions for many important excavations and sites, including Fayum, Saqqara, Amarna, Giza and Luxor (including Tutankhamun). He was curator at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and at the University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In 1934 he was appointed Professor of Egyptology at the University of Oxford, a chair he held until his death in 1950. (en)
  • Battiscombe "Jack" George Gunn, né le 30 juin 1883 à Londres, mort le 27 février 1950, est un égyptologue anglais. Après avoir essayé la banque, l'ingénierie et le journalisme, il est le secrétaire privé du dramaturge Arthur Wing Pinero de 1908 à 1911. En 1913, il devient l'assistant de l'égyptologue William Matthew Flinders Petrie. Réformé de l'armée après le début de la Première Guerre mondiale, il devient l'assistant d‘Alan Henderson Gardiner. Il devint conservateur adjoint du musée égyptien du Caire en 1928. * Portail de l’Égypte antique Portail de l’Égypte antique (fr)
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