Faculty of Humanities / Archaeology
Dr. Arlette David
Curriculum Vitae and Publications
Arlette David

Current Research Egyptology Resources The N.E.T. - Nile, Euphrates and Tigris The Israeli Forum for the Research in Legal History of the Ancient and Pre-Industrial World



Address: Dept. of Archaeology and Ancient Near East, Faculty of Humanities

Scholion Interdisciplinary Center in Jewish Studies

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Rabin Building, Mount Scopus, 91905 Jerusalem - Israel

Room: 1212

Tel.:    02-588.11.28   Email: arlette.david@mail.huji.ac.il

Higher Education
 
1982-1987    Université Libre de Bruxelles, Faculty of Law, Brussels: LL.B. & LL.M.
1996-2000  Hebrew University of Jerusalem: B.A. equivalent & M.A. in Egyptology. Excellency grant of the Hebrew University in Egyptology studies (1997); Human Sciences Institute of the Hebrew University Scholarship and Scholarship ex Luxemburg Fund (1998-99); Human Sciences Institute of the Hebrew University Scholarship and Scholarship ex Bianca Millian Marcus Trust Fund (2000)
2000-2003    Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Ph.D. in Egyptology: Syntactic and Lexico-Semantic Aspects of the Legal Register in Ramesside Royal Decrees. Excellency grant of the Hebrew University (Golda Meir Fellowship Fund) (2002-04); Max Schlomiuk Prize of the Authority for Research Students
 
Appointment at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 
1999-2004    Teaching Assistant in Egyptology
2004-2011    Lecturer in Egyptology
2011-             Senior Lecturer in Egyptology
 
 
Other Activity
 
1986               Prize of the Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Contest, Brussels (‘La protection des biens culturels en cas de conflit armé’)
1987-1988    Departmental Staff, Vice Prime Minister, Brussels: Legal counselor
1988-1991    School of Public Health, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels: Full time researcher
1997-1999     Participation as research assistant in the Ministry for Science and Education of Lower Saxony and Niedersächsische Vorab der Volkswagenstiftung funded German-Israeli project ‘Classifiers and Categorization in Ancient Egypt’ of Profs. O. Goldwasser (Jerusalem), F. Junge and. F. Kammerzell (Göttingen)
2000-2003     Beit Berl Art College, Art History Dept., Kfar Saba: Teacher of Egyptian art
2001-2003     Participation as research assistant in the Thyssen Foundation funded German-Israeli project 'Typologie und Gebrauch der Ägyptischen Hieroglyphenschrift' of Profs. O. Goldwasser (Jerusalem), F. Junge and. F. Kammerzell (Göttingen)
2003-2004      Participation as investigator in the Austrian Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Verkehr funded Austrian-Israeli project 'Kulturkontakt und Innovation. Modellstudie über ein Kulturphänomen aus dem 2. Jahrtausend v. Chr.' of Profs. O. Goldwasser (Jerusalem) and M. Bietak (Wien)
2006-               Creation of the Israeli Forum for the Research in Legal History of the Ancient and Pre-Industrial World with Dr. Uri Yiftach Firanko
2006-2008     Appointment to the Forum for Young Scientists of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem
2007-               Moderator of the Ancient Law Forum Group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ancientlawforum; Israeli Representative for the Association Internationale pour l’Etude du Droit de l’Egypte Ancienne, Collège de France
2013-               Israeli Representative for the International Association of Egyptologists
 
Referee for Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology, Israel Science Foundation
Reviewer for Bibliotheca Orientalis
 
Research Grants
 
1988-1991      Belgian Treasury and Loterie Nationale funding, ‘Dangerous Products Regulations in Belgium and in the EEC’, with Dr. J. Kummer (Brussels) 
1990-1991      European Economic Community, DG Environment, Civil Protection and Nuclear Safety (DG XI) funding, ‘The Environmental Infrastructure in Belgium’, with Dr. J. Kummer (Brussels)
2001-2002      Center for the Study of Christianity Funding, Interdisciplinary annual workshop ‘Memory, Tradition and Authority in Ancient World Cultures’, of Dr. G. Stroumsa (Jerusalem)
2002-2004      Golda Meir Fellowship Fund, excellency grant of the Hebrew University for project ‘Syntactic and Lexico-Semantic Aspects of the Legal Register in Ramesside Royal Decrees’ (Jerusalem)
2004-2006      Hebrew University Intramural Research Fund Career Development Award, ‘Forensic Discourse Analysis of Ancient Egyptian Private Law Deeds’
2012-2015      Interdisciplinary research group ‘The power of Images – Cultural Continuity in Changing Worlds’, Scholion Interdisciplinary Research Center in Jewish Studies, with Prof. T. Ornan, Prof. R. Milstein, and Dr. G. Noga-Banai (Jerusalem)
 
 
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (last update: 11.13)
 
To download some of the papers, see https://huji.academia.edu/ArletteDavid
 
 
Doctoral Dissertation
 
2003. Syntactic and Lexico-Semantic Aspects of the Legal Register in Ramesside Royal Decrees.
 
Books
 
DAVID-BABECOFF, A. & Kummer, J., 1990. Guide juridique et scientifique des produits dangereux. Brussels: Bruylant. 688 pp.
1991. Aspects pratiques du fonctionnement des infrastructures environnementales en Belgique. Brussels: Ecole de Santé Publique. 145 pp.
2000.  De l'infériorité à la perturbation: l'oiseau du “mal” et la catégorisation en Egypte ancienne.GOF IV. Reihe Ägypten 38. Classification and Categorization in Ancient Egypt 1. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 144 pp.
2006. Syntactic and Lexico-Semantic Aspects of the Legal Register in Ramesside Royal Decrees. GOF IV. Reihe Ägypten 38. Classification and Categorization in Ancient Egypt 5. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 312 pp.
2010. The Legal Register of Ramesside Private Law Instruments. GOF IV. Reihe Ägypten 38.  Classification and Categorization in Ancient Egypt 7. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 331 pp.
 
Chapters in Collections
 
2009. Egyptian 20th Dynasty Wall Paintings.  AND Clay Cobras: Ramesside Household Cult or Apotropaic Device? In Excavations at Tel Beth-Shean 1989-1996. Volume III, The 13th - 11th Century BCE Strata in Areas N and S, eds. N. Panitz-Cohen and A. Mazar, 556-60 and 706-13. Jerusalem: The Hebrew University and the Israel Exploration Society.
2010.  Un dossier testamentaire provenant d'archives privées? Naunakhte et la langue du testament à l'époque ramesside. InEgyptian Archives: Proceedings of the First Session of the International Congress Egyptian Archives / Egyptological Archives. Milano, September 9-10, 2008,ed. P. Piacentini & C. Orsenigo. Quaderni di Acme 111, 71-82. Milano: Cisalpino Istituto Editoriale Universitario/Monduzzi Editore.
2012.  Law, Pharaonic Egypt. In Encyclopedia of Ancient History, eds. R. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C. Champion, A. Erskine and S. Huebner. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
2013. The Sound of the Magic Flute in Legal and Religious Registers of the Ramesside Period: Some Common Features of Two "Ritualistic Languages". In Law and Religion in Eastern Mediterranean, eds. R.G. Kratz & A.C. Hagedorn. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
forthc. Les chants d’amour égyptiens et l’influence d’un genre sémitique.In The Challenge of the Hyksos – Cultural Interference in New Kingdom Egypt: Proceedings of the Vienna Conference 6.2003, eds. M. Bietak & O. Goldwasser. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences.
forthc. Orality of Agreement, Literacy of Conflict: Legal Written Genres in Deir el-Medina. In Deir el-Medina Studies: Helsinki June 24-26, 2009 Proceedings, eds. J. Toivari-Viitala, T. Vartiainen, S. Uvanto. Finnish Egyptological Society - Occasional Papers 2. Helsinki.
forthc. A Private Name Scarab from Tell Rehov. In Tel Rehov I, ed. A. Mazar
forthc.How to Do Things with Hw: The Egyptian Performative iw- n-.
forthc.  Identification in Ancient Egypt from the Old Kingdom to the end of the New Kingdom (2650-1100 BCE). Proceedings of the Legal Documents in Ancient Societies meeting in Leuven – Brussels, 9.2010, ed. M. Depauw.
 
Articles
 
2000.  m.k + forme nominale au coeur de la controverse. Lingua Aegyptia 7: 113-123
2003. Review of Borchers, D., Kammerzell, F. & Weninger, S., Hieroglyphen Alphabete Schriftreformen. Bibliotheca Orientalis 60: 569-579
2004. Analyse du discours juridique dans les décrets royaux ramessides. Göttinger Miszellen199: 31-44.
2004. Composés attributifs exocentriques, hypallage et métaphore, Lingua Aegyptia 12: 1-7
2005. Review of Morenz, L.D., Bild-Buchstaben und symbolische Zeichen. Die Herausbildung der Schrift in der hohen Kultur Altägyptens. Bibliotheca Orientalis 62: 451-459.
2007. Ancient Egyptian Forensic Metaphors and Categories. Zeitschrift für ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 134: 1-14.
2009. Review of Vomberg, P. & Witthuhn, O., Hieroglyphenschlüssel. Bibliotheca Orientalis 66: 430-431.
2010. Hatshepsut and the Image of Kingship:ink bik. Göttinger Miszellen224: 27-34.
2011. Devouring the Enemy: Ancient Egyptian Metaphors of Domination. Bulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology 22: 83-100.
2011. The nmH and the Paradox of the Voiceless in the Eloquent Peasant. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 97: 73-85.
2012. Review of Lincke, E.-S. Die Prinzipien der Klassifizierung im Altägyptischen.Bibliotheca Orientalis 69: 443-8.
forthc. Hoopoes and Acacias: Decoding an Ancient Egyptian Funerary Scene.Journal of Near Eastern Studies
 
Journal Edition
 
2006.  The N.E.T. - Nile, Euphrates and Tigris Students’ Journal of the Hebrew University Department of Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations  1 (104 pp.)
2007. The N.E.T. - Nile, Euphrates and Tigris Students’ Journal of the Hebrew University Department of Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations  2 (48 pp.)
2008. The N.E.T. - Nile, Euphrates and Tigris Students’ Journal of the Hebrew University Department of Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations  3 (58 pp.)



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