Dr Campbell Price

Campbell Price is an Egyptologist and Curator of Egypt and Sudan at the Manchester Museum. Campbell first became interested in Ancient Egypt when he was around 5 years old, and visited a Museum with an Egyptian collection in his hometown of Glasgow.

When at Secondary School, he worked as a volunteer at Glasgow Museums, and went on to study Egyptology for 10 years at the University of Liverpool, receiving a PhD in 2011. Campbell has visited Egypt many times, and worked on archaeological sites and at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Since 2011, Campbell has been a Curator at Manchester Museum. His job involves caring for the Egyptology collection, answering enquiries, encouraging research, planning exhibitions, and communicating Egyptology to the public. He has written many articles on ancient Egyptian material culture, edited a book entitled ‘Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt’ (Manchester University Press, 2016) and written a book called ‘Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt’ (Thames and Hudson, 2018)