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Name Alex Woods
Position Senior Lecturer
Institutional Affiliation Macquarie University
Latitude -33.774742
Longitude 151.111899
Research Interests

Ancient Egypt, ancient Egyptian visual culture, mortuary landscapes, social memory, art history and Old and Middle Kingdom studies, archaeology,

Websites https://researchers.mq.edu.au/en/persons/alex-woods; https://mq.academia.edu/AlexandraWoods
Publications

BOOKS (A1)
1. Woods, A., ‘A Day in the Marshes’: A Study of Old Kingdom Marsh Scenes in the Tombs of the Memphite Cemeteries
(Wallasey: Abercromby Press, forthcoming). Accepted for publication 24/12/2016.
2. Kanawati, N., Woods, A., Shafik, S., Alexakis, E., Mereruka and his Family: Part 4: The Tomb of Mereruka (Oxford: Aris and
Phillips, 2011).
3. Kanawati, N., Woods, A., Shafik, S., Alexakis, E., Mereruka and his Family: Part 3: The Tomb of Mereruka (Oxford: Aris and
Phillips, 2010).
4. Kanawati, N. and Woods, A., Beni Hassan: Art and Life in an Egyptian Province (Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities
Press: Cairo, 2010).
5. Kanawati, N. and Woods, A., Artists of the Old Kingdom: Techniques and Achievements (Egyptian Supreme Council of
Antiquities Press: Cairo, 2009).
EDITED BOOKS (A3)
6. Woods, A., McFarlane, A., and Binder, S. (Eds), Egyptian Culture and Society: Studies in Honour of Naguib Kanawati. 2
vols. (Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities Press, Cairo, 2010). ISBN: 978-977-479-845-6. Invited editor.
BOOK CHAPTERS (B1)
7. Woods, A., and Leary, N., 'Art', Aesthetics and the Functioning Image in ancient Egyptian Elite Tombs. In: Tristant, Y., and
Ryan, E., (eds) Death is only the beginning. Egyptian funerary customs at the Macquarie Museum of Ancient Cultures
(Australian Centre for Egyptology Studies 11, Oxford: Aris and Phillips), 74-83. Invited chapter.
8. Woods, A., Agency, legitimation or an act of remembrance? Artistic continuity and uses of the past in the Twelfth Dynasty
tomb of Wekh-hotep III (B4) at Meir. In Di Biase Dyson, C., and Donovan, L., (eds), The cultural manifestations of religious
experience. Studies in honour of Boyo G. Ockinga (Ägypten und Altes Testament 85, Ugarit Verlag, Münster, 2017), 15-30.
Invited chapter.
9. Woods, A., Relief. In: Hartwig, M. (ed.), A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient
World, ISBN: 978-1-44433-350-3; 624pp (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015), 219-248. Invited chapter.
10. Woods, A., Architectural features. In: Kanawati, N., The Tombs at Meir: Volume I: The Tomb of Pepyankh-heryib (D2) and
Pepy (D1), (Oxford: Aris and Phillips, 2012), 27-30.
11. Woods, A., A date for the tomb of Seneb at Giza: Revisited. In: Woods, A., McFarlane, A., and Binder, S. (Eds), Egyptian
Culture and Society: Studies in Honour of Naguib Kanawati. 2 vols. (Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities Press, Cairo:
2010), II, 301-331.
12. Woods, A., Architectural features. In: Kanawati, N., The Teti Cemetery at Saqqara: Volume IX. The Tomb of Remni (Oxford:
Aris and Phillips, 2009), 19-21.
13. Woods, A., Colour conventions. In: Kanawati, N., The Teti Cemetery at Saqqara: Volume IX. The Tomb of Remni (Oxford:
Aris and Phillips, 2009), 39-47.
14. Woods, A., Colour conventions. In: Kanawati, N. and Abder-Raziq, M., Mereruka and his Family, Part II (Oxford: Aris and
Phillips, 2008), 34-38.
15. Woods, A., Architectural features. In: Kanawati, N. and Abder-Raziq, M., Mereruka and his Family, Part II (Oxford: Aris and
Phillips, 2008), 15-17.
16. Woods, A., Colour conventions. In: Kanawati, N., Deir el-Gebrawi, Volume 2: The Southern Cliff. The Tomb of Ibi and Others
(Oxford: Aris and Phillips, 2007), 62-73, 78, 82, 85, 88-89, 92, 95.
17. Woods, A., Colour conventions. In: Kanawati, N., Deir el-Gebrawi, Volume 1: The Northern Cliff (Oxford: Aris and Phillips,
2005), 33-36, 55-59, 75-78, 81-82, 86, 90.
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES (C1)
18. Woods, A., Drawing the Bow: A Re-examination of the Desert Hunt Scene in the Tomb of Khnumhotep II at Beni Hassan,
Bulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology 26 (2016-2018), forthcoming.
19. Evans, L., and Woods, A., Further Evidence that Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep were twins, Journal of Egyptian
Archaeology 102 (2016), 55-72.
20. Woods, A., and Swinton, J., Chronological considerations: Fragments from the tomb of Hetepet at Giza, Bulletin of the
Australian Centre for Egyptology 24 (2013), 127-158.
21. Woods, A., Contribution to a Controversy: A Date for the Tomb of Kaemankh at Giza, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95
(2009), 161-174.
22. Woods, A., The Composite Fishing and Fowling Scene in the Tomb of Remni at Saqqara, Bulletin of the Australian Centre for
Egyptology 17 (2006), 137-157.
REFERREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (E1)
23. Woods A., Five significant features in Old Kingdom spear-fishing and fowling scenes. In: Kousoulis P., & Lazaridis, N., (eds),
Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Egyptologists, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, 22-29 May 2008
(Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 241, Leuven, 2015), 1897-1910.
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24. Woods, A., Sesh Wadj in the Old Kingdom revisited. In: Strudwick, N. and Strudwick, H. (eds), Old Kingdom, New
Perspectives. Egyptian Art and Archaeology 2750-2150 BC, ISBN: 978-1842174302; 344pp (Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2011),
314-319.
OTHER RESEARCH OUTPUT (K, J, L)
25. Woods, A., A Day in the Life of Dr Alex Woods, Lecturer in Egyptology, Department of Ancient History, Teche, Macquarie
University’s Learning and Teaching Blog, 21 November 2017. URL.
26. Woods, A., Innovation in the Ancient World, Week 4: Planning Innovation, Course 3: Creating Innovation. Big
History: Solving Complex Problems Specialization, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Coursera. 6:26 mins. 2017. URL.
27. Woods, A., Archaeology and Social Media in the 21st Century – A Case Study, Teche, Macquarie University’s Learning and
Teaching Blog, 16 September 2015. URL.
28. Woods, A., Dating the tomb of Hetepet from Giza. In: Evans, L., (ed), Ancient Memphis, 'Enduring is the Perfection':
Proceedings of the international conference held at Macquarie University, Sydney, on August 14-15 2008 (Orientalia
Lovaniensia Analecta 214, Leuven, Peeters, 2012), 7-8.
29. Woods, A., The Cemetery of Meir: Macquarie University's Excavation and Excavation in 2011. In: The Rundle Foundation
for Egyptian Archaeology Newsletter 115 (April 2011), 2-3.
30. Woods, A., Festschrift in Honour of Naguib Kanawati. In: The Rundle Foundation for Egyptian Archaeology Newsletter 112
(May 2010), 1-2.
31. Woods, A., Five significant features in Old Kingdom spear-fishing and fowling scenes. In: Kousoulis (ed), Tenth International
Congress of Egyptologists: Abstract of Papers (University of the Aegean, Rhodes, 2008), 281-282.
32. Woods, A., A Day in the Marshlands: A Tomb Owner’s Journey in Old Kingdom Egypt, Western Australian Museum Centre
for Ancient Egyptian Studies News, 6 (2008), 11-15.
33. Woods, A., The Vizier Mereruka. In: Bolliger, B., Forbes, S., Halbmeyer, M., (eds), Egypt: Land and Lives of the Pharaohs
Revealed (Rowville, 2005), 164-165.

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