Nicky van de Beek MA studied Egyptology, Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Journalism and Digital Humanities at Leiden University in the Netherlands.
She is fond of Old Kingdom mastaba tombs, social history, digital Egyptology and public Egyptology. Other interests are webdesign, photography, 3D, photogrammetry, digital epigraphy and archaeogaming.
Currently she is writing a book about the tomb chapel of Hetepherakhty at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden, including digital drawings, description of the relief decoration and background story.
Professional experience includes project management at Leiden University, jobs at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden and Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, as well as freelance development of websites and online courses for various research and educational projects.
Archaeological experience includes excavations in the Netherlands (physical anthropology), Saqqara (New Kingdom necropolis) and Sheikh Abd el-Qurna in Luxor (epigraphy).
She frequently gives public lectures, tours and workshops and maintains a Dutch website on Egyptology at Egyptologie.nu.
Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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