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last modified:2017/07/06

Associate Professor KAWAI, Nozomu

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Faculty, Affiliation

Institute for Frontier Science Initiative
Deputy Director, Kanazawa University Museum

College and School Educational Field

Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies
School of Humanities, College of Human and Social Sciences

Laboratory

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
The Johns Hopkins University Doctor Completed
Waseda University Doctor Accomplished credits for doctoral program
【Degree】
Ph.D.

Career

American Research Center in Egypt Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Egyptian Art and Architecture(2000/10-2001/09)
UNESCO(2002/12-2003/05)
The Johns Hopkins University(2005/07-2005/08)
Waseda University(2007/04-2012/03)
The University of Tsukuba(2012/08-2013/03)
American University in Cairo William Kelly Simpson Professor of Egyptology(2015/02-2015/06)
Waseda University(2006/04-2016/03)
Waseda University(2007/04-2016/03)
Waseda University(2013/04-2016/03)
Waseda University(2016/04-2017/03)
Kanazawa University(2016/04-2016/06)
University of California, Berkeley Department of Near Eastern Studies Visiting Scholar(2017/02-2017/03)
Kanazawa University Institute for Frontier Science Initiative Associate Professor(2016/07/01-)

Year & Month of Birth

1968/10

Academic Society



ICOM

International Association of Egyptologists
The American Research Center in Egypt
The Egypt Exploration Society

Award

○Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in Egyptian Art and Architecture(2000/09)
○Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in Egyptian Art and Architecture(2000/09)
○Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in Egyptian Art and Architecture(2000/09)

Specialities

Archaeology、History of Asia and Africa、Cultural assets study and museology、Fine art history、Area studies

Speciality Keywords

Egyptology, Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Studies, Museology, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Comparative Studies of Ancient Civilizations

Research Themes

History and Archaeology of New Kingdom Egypt

Archaeological Studies of the tombs and burial custom in the New Kingdom

Archaeological Excavations at Saqqara, Egypt

Studies on the Conservation, Restoration, Management of Egypt's Cultural Heritage Sites

Books

  •  Nozomu Kawai Seminar on Egyptology Center for the Global Study of Cultural Heritage and Culture, Kansai University 2017/03/13
  •  Conservation of the Wall Paintings in the Royal Tomb of Amenophis III 2007

Papers

  •  Discovered, lost, rediscovered: Userhat and Khonsuemheb Jiro Kondo, Nozomu Kawai Egyptian Archaeology 50 Spring 2017 22-16 2017/03
  •  Ancient Egyptian Antiquities in the Tomioka collection, Aizu Museum, Waseda University Jiro Kondo, Nozomu Kawai, Nobutaka Hirahara Bulletin of Aizu Museum, Waseda University 18 11-20 2017/03/31
  •  The Administrators and Notables in Nubia under Tutankhamun Nozomu Kawai Joyful in Thebes. Egyptological Studies in Honor of Betsy M. Bryan 309-322 2015/08
  •  The New Kingdom Tomb Chapel of Isisnofret at Northwest Saqqara Nozomu Kawai Quest for the Dream of the Pharaohs: Studies in Honour of Sakuji Yoshimura, Supplément aux annales du service des antiquiteés de l’Égypte Cahier no. 43 69-90
  •  Archaeobotany of Two Middle Kingdom Cult Chambers at North Saqqara, Egypt Ahmed Fahmy, Nozomu Kawai, Sakuji Yoshimura The Archaeology of African Plant Use 141-149 2014

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  •  Some Remarks on the Funerary Equipment from the tomb of Amenhotep III (KV 22) Nozomu Kawai Archaeological Research in the Valley of the Kings and Ancient Thebes 2013/08
  •  The Tomb of Isisnofret at Northwest Saqqara Nozomu Kawai Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2010 497-511 2012
  •  Khaemwaset Nozomu Kawai The Encyclopedia of Ancient History 2012/10 
  •  Thebes East Nozomu Kawai The Encyclopedia of Ancient History 2012/10 
  •  Upper Egypt Nozomu Kawai The Encyclopedia of Ancient History 2012/10 
  •  Middle Kingdom Pottery from Waseda University Excavations at Northwest Saqqara 2001-2003 Nozomu Kawai, Kazumitsu Takahashi, Ken Yazawa Handbook of Pottery of the Egyptian Middle Kingdom, Volume II: The Regional Volume 147-160 2012
  •  Transition in the use of cobalt-blue colorant in the New Kingdom of Egypt Yoshinari Abe, Rodan Harimoto, Tadashi Kikugawa, Ken Yazawa, Akiko Nishisaka, Nozomu Kawai, Sakuji Yoshimura, Izumi Nakai Journal of Archaeological Science 39 6 1793-1808 2012/06 
  •  An early cult centre at Abusir-Saqqara? Recent discoveries at a rocky outcrop in north-west Saqqara Nozomu Kawai Egypt at its Origins 3: Proceedings of the Third International Conference “Origin of the State. Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt” London, 27th July – 1st August 2008 801-830 2011 
  •  Ay versus Horemheb: The Political Situation in the Late Eighteenth Dynasty Revisited Nozomu Kawai Journal of Egyptian History 3 2 261-292 2010 
  •  Theban Tomb 46 and its owner, Ramose Nozomu Kawai Offering to the Discerning Eye: An Egyptological Medley in Honor of Jack A. Josephson, Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 38 38 2010 
  •  On-site analysis of archaeological artifacts excavated from the site on the outcrop at North Saqqara, Egypt, by using a newly developed portable fluorescence spectrometer and diffractometer Yoshinari Abe, Izumi Nakai, Kazumitsu Takahashi, Nozomu Kawai, Sakuji Yoshimura Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry 395 7 1987-1996 2009/09 
  •  A Sacred Hillside at Northwest Saqqara: A Preliminary Report on the Excavations 2001-2003 Sakuji Yoshimura, Nozomu Kawai, and Hiroyuki Kashiwagi Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Abteiling Kairo  61 361-402 2006
  •  A New Early Old Kingdom Layered Stone Structure at Northwest Saqqara Nozomu Kawai, Sakuji Yoshimura Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology 363-374 2006
  •  Studies in the Reign of Tutankhamun Nozomu Kawai 2005
  •  A coronation stela of Tutankhamun ? (JdE 27076)  Nozomu Kawai Egyptian Museum Collections Around the World: Studies for the Centennial of the Egyptian Museum 637-644 2002
  •  Development of the Royal burial assemblage in the Eighteenth Dynasty Nozomu Kawai Orient 35 2000
  •  Royal tombs of the Third Intermediate and Late Periods Nozomu Kawai Orient 33 33-45 1998

Conference Presentations

  • A Preliminary Study of the Manufacturing Techniques of the Tutankhamen Ritual beds and chariots based on X-ray Radiography(conference:The Third International Tutankhamun Conference)(2017/05/08)
  • Research on the New Kingdom Necropolis -Survey in North Saqqara, Egypt-(conference:The 24th Annual Meeting for Excavation report)(2017/03/26)
  • Excavation at a Sacred Outcrop in Ancient Egypt: The 2016 Season of Excavation at Abusir South, Egypt(conference:Annual Meeting for Excavation Report)(2017/03/26)
  • The Lioness goddess statues from the rock-cut chambers at Northwest Saqqara(conference:Sekhmet Omnipresent)(2017/03/26)
  • Excavating a Sacred Outcropping at Northwest Saqqara: The Ramesside Tomb of Isisnofret(conference:Egyptology Lecture)(2017/03/09)

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  • The unusual New Kingdom Tomb-Chapel of Isisnofret on a rocky outcropping at Northwest Saqqara(conference:Egyptology Lecture)(2017/03/03)
  • Reconstructing Ancient Egyptian History through Excavations(conference:West Asian Archaeology Top Runner Seminar)(2017/02/05)
  • The World Heritage in Luxor, Egypt: its people and community(conference:Living with the World Heritage sites: Perspective from the community and people)(2017/01/28)
  • An Interdisciplinary studies on the tombs and burials in Egypt's New Kingdom(2017/01/26)
  • On the New Kingdom Cemeteries in Saqqara, Egypt(conference:58th Annual Meeting, Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan)(2016/11/13)
  • The conservation and studies of the sarcophagus of Isisnofret from Abusir South, Egypt(conference:58th Annual Meeting, Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan)(2016/11/13)
  • Funerary Cones from El-Khoka area on the West Bank of Luxor, Egypt(conference:Annual Meeting, Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan)(2016/11/13)
  • Application of 3D documentation for Egyptian archaeology(conference:Symposium "Challenging 3D archaeology")(2016/10/16)
  • Egypt under Tutankhamun's Regn(conference:Egyptological Research Seminar)(2016/07/31)
  • Egyptological Landscape in Japan: Past, Present, and Future(2016/07/09)
  • Egyptian Collections in Japan: An Overview(conference:ICOM General Conference, CIPEG meetings)(2016/07/06)
  • Some remarks on the Middle Kingdom cult ritual at a rocky outcrop in Northwest Saqqara/South Abusir(conference:The 11th International Congress of Egyptologists)(2015/08/27)
  • An early Eighteenth Dynasty multiple burial at Northwest Saqqara(conference:Second Intermediate Period Assemblages The Building Blocks of Local Relative Sequences of Material Culture)(2017/06/23)

Arts and Fieldwork

○Research on the objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun(2016/12-)(place:Arab Republic of Egypt)

Patent

Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○「エジプト、サッカラ遺跡における新王国時代の墓の調査研究」(2015-2017) 
○「バビロニア・アッシリアの「政治」と「宗教」―領土統治における神学構築と祭儀政策―」(2013-2017) 
○「エジプト王朝時代の聖地の形成と展開に関する考古学的研究」(2012-2014) 
○「古代エジプト新王国時代の王墓の副葬品の研究」(2008-2010) 

Classes (Bachelors)

○Survey of Cultural Heritage Studies A(2017)
○Practice of Museology(2017)
○Seminar on Cultural Heritage in Southwestern Asia B(2017)
○Methodology of Field Research(2017)
○Survey of Cultural Heritage Studies B(2017)
○Seminar on Cultural Heritage in Southwestern Asia B(2017)
○Methodology of Field Research B(2017)
○Methodology of Field Research A(2017)
○Survey of Museology(2017)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis A(2017)
○Theory of Museum Collection Preservation(2017)
○Practice of Cultural Heritage Studies A(2017)
○Museology(2016)
○Theory of Museum Collection Preservation(2016)
○Seminar on Cultural Heritage in Southwestern Asia(2016)
○Common English 2(2016)
○Practice of Museology(2016)
○Practice of Cultural Heritage Studies B(2016)
○Basic Practice of Field Research(2016)
○Theory of Museum Collection Preservation(2016)
○Common English 2(2016)
○Practice of Museology(2016)
○Survey of Museology(2016)
○Practice of Cultural Heritage Studies B(2016)
○Seminar on Cultural Heritage in Southwestern Asia A(2016)
○Basic Practice of Field Research(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Seminar in Technical Culture History 2(2017)
○Seminar in Tangible Cultural Resource Studies II1(2017)
○Special Lecture on Study of Civilizations 1(2017)
○Special Lecture on Study of Civilizations 2(2017)
○Tangible Cultural Resource Studies II2(2017)
○Seminar in Tangible Cultural Resource Studies II2(2017)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages I2(2017)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages I1(2017)
○Seminar in Technical Culture History 1(2017)
○Tangible Cultural Resource Studies II1(2017)
○Seminar on Tangible Cultural Resource Studies(2016)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages II(2016)
○Seminar in Technical Culture History(2016)
○Seminar in Tangible Cultural Resource Studies II2(2016)
○Seminar in Tangible Cultural Resource Studies II1(2016)
○Seminar in Technical Culture History 1(2016)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages II(2016)
○Seminar in Tangible Cultural Resource Studies II(2016)
○Seminar in Technical Culture History 2(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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