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Archaeologist; professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo

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Dr. Salima Ikram was born in Lahore, Pakistan in 1965. She visited Egypt when she was nine years old and immediately fell in love with the country, its history, and its monuments. She pursued Egyptology and Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, USA, where she earned an A.B. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology and History. She went on to earn her M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Cambridge University in Egyptology and Museum Studies. During the course of her Ph.D. she also trained in faunal analysis. Dr. Ikram now lives in Cairo and teaches Egyptology and archaeology at the American University in Cairo. In addition, she is the correspondent for KMT, a popular Egyptological journal, a frequent contributor to Egypt Today, and the co-director of the North Kharga Oasis Survey.

Dr. Ikram has worked extensively in Egypt. She was a site supervisor and archaeologist for the Akhenaten Temple Project outside Karnak Temple, at Buto in the Delta, and at the Giza plateau. She has worked as a faunal analyst and archaeologist at Dahshur, Gebel el-Haridi, Sakkara, Tall al Muqdam, KV 10, KV 5, as well as in several other countries.

As faunal analyst for the Theban Mapping Project, Salima is responsible for identifying and analyzing the thousands of animal bones unearthed in KV 5. She has identified some as remains of meat offerings, but many also are the remains of wild animals who may have wandered into the tomb and died after becoming lost in the tomb's many chambers.

Salima Ikram has been teaching Egyptology at the American University in Cairo since 2001. P"Choice Cuts: Meat Production in Ancient Egypt" (Leuven: Peeters, 1995). Dr. Ikram has published widely on a variety of topics and has also written a series of children's books and she is currently working on a book on animal mummies, and another on tomb decoration.

Her areas of specialty are Egyptian archaeology, mummification, both human and animal, cultural resource management with a focus on museums, experimental archaeology, zooarchaeology, ethnoarchaeology, and aspects of daily life in ancient Egypt. She has directed the Animal Mummy Project at the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, co-directed the Predynastic Project in the Egyptian Museum, and is also co-director of the North Kharga Oasis Survey. In addition to working all over Egypt since 1986, Dr. Ikram has also worked in Greece, Turkey, the Sudan.

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Ancient Egypt: An Introduction

Ancient Egypt: An Introduction

The Tomb in Ancient Egypt

The Tomb in Ancient Egypt

Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt

Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt

Mummies and Tombs (In Ancient Egypt)

Mummies and Tombs (In Ancient Egypt)

The Mummy in Ancient Egypt: Equipping the Dead for Eternity

The Mummy in Ancient Egypt: Equipping the Dead for Eternity

ROYAL MUMMIES (P) (A Zeitouna book)

ROYAL MUMMIES (P) (A Zeitouna book)

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Salima Ikram

Archaeologist; professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo

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Salima Ikram Biography

Dr. Salima Ikram was born in Lahore, Pakistan in 1965. She visited Egypt when she was nine years old and immediately fell in love with the country, its history, and its monuments. She pursued Egyptology and Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, USA, where she earned an A.B. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology and History. She went on to earn her M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Cambridge University in Egyptology and Museum Studies. During the course of her Ph.D. she also trained in faunal analysis. Dr. Ikram now lives in Cairo and teaches Egyptology and archaeology at the American University in Cairo. In addition, she is the correspondent for KMT, a popular Egyptological journal, a frequent contributor to Egypt Today, and the co-director of the North Kharga Oasis Survey.

Dr. Ikram has worked extensively in Egypt. She was a site supervisor and archaeologist for the Akhenaten Temple Project outside Karnak Temple, at Buto in the Delta, and at the Giza plateau. She has worked as a faunal analyst and archaeologist at Dahshur, Gebel el-Haridi, Sakkara, Tall al Muqdam, KV 10, KV 5, as well as in several other countries.

As faunal analyst for the Theban Mapping Project, Salima is responsible for identifying and analyzing the thousands of animal bones unearthed in KV 5. She has identified some as remains of meat offerings, but many also are the remains of wild animals who may have wandered into the tomb and died after becoming lost in the tomb's many chambers.

Salima Ikram has been teaching Egyptology at the American University in Cairo since 2001. P"Choice Cuts: Meat Production in Ancient Egypt" (Leuven: Peeters, 1995). Dr. Ikram has published widely on a variety of topics and has also written a series of children's books and she is currently working on a book on animal mummies, and another on tomb decoration.

Her areas of specialty are Egyptian archaeology, mummification, both human and animal, cultural resource management with a focus on museums, experimental archaeology, zooarchaeology, ethnoarchaeology, and aspects of daily life in ancient Egypt. She has directed the Animal Mummy Project at the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, co-directed the Predynastic Project in the Egyptian Museum, and is also co-director of the North Kharga Oasis Survey. In addition to working all over Egypt since 1986, Dr. Ikram has also worked in Greece, Turkey, the Sudan.

Salima Ikram Videos

  • Dr Salima Ikram Explains How Animal Mummies Were Made ...
  • Dr. Salima Ikram Interview - news from Egypt - YouTube
  • Dr Salima Ikram Shares the Secrets of Egypt's Animal Cults

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  • How much does it cost to book Salima Ikram?

    Booking fees for Salima Ikram, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Salima Ikram, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Salima Ikram?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Salima Ikram for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Salima Ikram for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Salima Ikram or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Salima Ikram or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Salima Ikram is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Salima Ikram for your event is available upon request. Salima Ikram generally travels from Egypt and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Matthew Breen, Thomas Levy, Bethany Ehlmann, Kenny Broad and Lee Berger. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Salima Ikram for an upcoming event.

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  • Dr Salima Ikram Explains How Animal Mummies Were Made ...
    Dr. Salima Ikram Interview - news from Egypt - YouTube
  • Dr Salima Ikram Shares the Secrets of Egypt's Animal Cults

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