Curator of Egypt and Sudan, Manchester Museum
Campbell Price undertook his BA, MA, and PhD in Egyptology at the University of Liverpool, where he is now an Honorary Research Fellow.
After undertaking fieldwork at Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham, Saqqara, and the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, in 2011 he became Curator of Egypt and Sudan at Manchester Museum, part of the University of Manchester and one of the UK’s largest Egyptology collections. He is also Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Egypt Exploration Society, the foremost UK charity supporting Egypt’s cultural heritage.
Campbell has published widely on ancient Egyptian material culture and maintains special research interests in sculpture and the construction of ‘Ancient Egypt’ in museums. Recent books include Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt (2018) and Golden Mummies of Egypt. Interpreting Identities from the Graeco-Roman Period (2020), to accompany Manchester Museum’s first international touring exhibition. He has lectured extensively throughout the UK, and internationally, and regularly comments and advises on Egyptological themes for TV and radio.