Dr Geoffrey MartinHonorary director
Studied ancient history and egyptology at University College London, where he later became lecturer, then professor of egyptology. Excavated with Emery in Nubia and at the sacred animal necropolis of Saqqara. Initiated the present project with prof. Klasens in 1975. Field director and epigraphist from 1975-1998, and now conducting epigraphic work on New Kingdom relief blocks in the Cairo Museum as a side-project of the present mission.