Joyce Tyldesley

Joyce Ann Tyldesley ( born 1960 in Lancashire ) is a British Egyptologist.

Joyce Tyldesley studied archeology at Liverpool and Oxford and has worked for many years archeology in Egypt. She teaches and conducts research as an Egyptologist at Liverpool University. She is the author of several television broadcasts of the BBC about Ancient Egypt and wrote successful popular science books about Ramses the Great, Nefertiti and Hatshepsut.

She is married to the Egyptologist Steven Snape, lives in Lancashire and has two children.

  • By Steven R. Snape: Nazlet Tuna: An Archaeological Survey in Middle Egypt. B.A.R., Oxford 1988, ISBN 0-86054-533-4.
  • Daughters of Isis: Women of Ancient Egypt. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth 1995, ISBN 0-14-017596-2. German: Daughters of Isis: Women in Ancient Egypt. translated by Christa Broer man and Andrea Kann, limes, Munich 1996, ISBN 3-8090-3001-5.
  • German: Egypt's Sun Queen. Biography of Nefertiti. Limes, Munich 1999, ISBN 3-8090-3017-1.
  • German: Hatshepsut: The Female Pharaoh. Limes, Munich 1997, ISBN 3-8090-3012-0.
  • German: Mummies: Secrets of the Mummy Tombs. translated by Viktor Melega, Tosa, Vienna 1999, ISBN 3-85492-029-6.
  • German: Ramses. Egypt's largest Pharaoh. translated by Christa Broer man Ullsteinhaus, Munich 2002, ISBN 3-550-07529-4.
  • German: Myth Egypt. Reclam, Stuttgart 2006, ISBN 3-15-010598-6.
  • German: The Queens of Ancient Egypt: From the early dynasties until the death of Cleopatra. Koehler & Amelang, Leipzig 2008, ISBN 978-3-7338-0358-2.
  • German: The pharaohs. Egypt's most important ruler in 30 generations. translated by Birgit Lamerz - Beckschäfer, National Geographic, Germany, Hamburg 2009, ISBN 978-3-86690-114-8.