Prof. Dr Hans Schneider
Studied history and Egyptology at Leiden and Cairo. Curator of the Egyptian department of the Leiden Museum from 1968-1979 and from 1989-2003, director of the museum from 1979-1989, and professor of the museological aspects of Egyptology at Leiden University from 1985. Worked on excavations at Abdallah Nirqi and Shokan in Nubia and at Saqqara. Co-director of the Leiden excavations at Saqqara from 1975-1998.