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Junker dig house at Gizah.

Camp Giza: Junker dig house

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Photo date: 1913-1914

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Hermann Junker. Junker dig house


About Hermann Junker:

Hermann Junker (1877 – 1962) was a German archaeologist best known for his discovery of the Merimde site in the West Delta in Lower Egypt in 1928.

Junker became a professor at the University of Vienna in 1909. From 1929 to 1938 he served as director of the Cairo Branch of the German Archaeological Institute and as a professor at the University of Cairo.

He was a member of several academies of sciences, including those of Austria (1919), Prussia (1922), Bavaria (1932), and Saxony (1957). From 1910 to 1912 he conducted a series of excavations in northern Nubia. For most of the period from 1912 to 1929, Junker directed excavations in Giza.