Dimitri Laboury

Senior Research Associate FNRS
University of Li

Dimitri Laboury is Senior Research Associate of the Belgian National Foundation for Scientific Research (F.R.S.-FNRS) at the University of Liège, where he is head of the Ancient Egyptian Art Historical Research Unit and teaches Ancient Egyptian Art History, Archaeology, History and History of Religions. He took part to several archaeological expeditions in Egypt and co-directs the Belgian Archaeological Mission in the Theban Necropolis (Luxor, Upper Egypt). He specialized in the study of Ancient Egyptian thought and cultural history through the art of that civilization. His last book was devoted to a new biography of king Akhenaton (Paris, 2010), already available in Spanish and to be translated soon in English, and he is currently working on artists, their practices, and their social status(es) in Ancient Egypt.