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James P Allen

James P. Allen is the Charles Edwin Wilbour Professor of Egyptology at Brown University, Rhode Island. A scholar of ancient Egyptian language and thought, he is the author of Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs (Cambridge, 3rd edition, 2014) and The Ancient Egyptian Language: An Historical Study (Cambridge, 2013). Since 2010 he has been one of the leading scholars in a complete re-evaluation of the grammar as well as the phonology of the language.