Kei Yamamoto

Research Specialist

Dr. Yamamoto specializes in the history and archaeology of ancient Egypt, with a particular interest in the First Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom (ca. 2130-1650 BC). He joined the University of Arizona in 2017 after working for 5 years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since 2001, he has engaged in 11 seasons of archaeological fieldwork at several sites in Egypt: Abydos, Tell Tebilla, and Dahshur.