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NAKANO Tomoaki


Year of Birth 1968
Place of Birth Aichi, Japan
Title Professor
Belong to Dept. of International Studies
International Relations (graduate school)
Global Education Center, Professional Education Program (Curator Certificate)
Center for International Affairs
Graduated Nanzan University, Graduate School of Literature
Degree PhD (Nanzan University)
Qualification Curator
Academic Institutional Membership Egypt Exploration Society
Field of Study Egyptology, Archaeology
Research, Studies State Formation of Egypt, Religion in Graeco-Roman Egypt
Curriculum Specialized Archaeology, Middle Egyptian, Museum Studies

Books Published, Translation

"Catalogue of the Egyptian Collection in the Kyoto University Museum" (Supervisor), eds. by Kyoto University Museum & School of Archaeology, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University. 2016

"El-Zayyan 2007-2010" (eds. by H. Kamei & T. Nakano), Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2012

"El-Zayyan 2003-2006" (eds. by H. Kamei & K. Kogawa), Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2007

Academic Papers, Critique

"Interpretation of Water Environment Around El-Zayyan Temple in Kharga Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt from a Tentative Environmental Map Based on ALOS Pan-Sharpened Imagery" (in collaboration with Watanabe, M. et al.), Journal of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan. Vol. 30-1: 11-18, 2010

"Saqqara Laser Scanning Survey" (in collaboration with Kawae, Y. et al.)In: Giza Plateau Mapping Project Season 2008 Preliminary Report (Giza Occasional Papers 4 by Ancient Egypt Research Associates, Inc.): 63-71, 2009

"On the Composition of the Relief of Pasherieniset in Tanis, Egypt", Bulletin of the Ancient Orient Museum. Vol. XXVI: 27-36, 2007

"An Undiscovered Representation of Egyptian Kingship? - The Diamond Motif of the Kings' Belts" ORIENT Vol. XXXV: 23-34, 2000

"Abydos Ware and the Location of the Egyptian First Dynasty Royal Tombs" ORIENT Vol. XXXIII: 1-32, 1998

Lectures, Symposium, Presentation

"Between Old and New: A Marker of Kingship on the Statues of Ptolemaic Kings" Fourth Euro-Japanese Colloquium on the Ancient Mediterranean World: Transmission and Organization of Knowledge in teh Ancient Mediterranean World, Nagoya University. 2018

"Tiny Objects can tell the Truth: British Influence on the Birth of Japanse Archaeology" The Japan Society Lecture, London. 2018

"Writing Their Names: Uniformity and Regional Diversity of Serekh for the First Pharaohs" Uniformity and Regional Diversity in Ancient Egyptian Religious Practice, Centre for Cultural Heritage and Texts International Workshop, Graduage School of Humanities, Nagoya University. 2017

"One Hundred Years of the Egyptian Collection at Kyoto University - Past and Future" Special EANES guest lecture in Egyptology, the Griffith Institute and Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford. 2017

"A Re-examination of the 1st Dynasty Cemetery at Saqqara" Absir and Saqqara in the Year of 2015, Czech Institute of Egyptology, Charles University, Prague. 2015

"An Approach to 'Archaeology as Natural Science': The Case of El-Zayyan Temple, Egypt" Japan Geoscience Meeting 2009, Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall, 2009

Field Work, Creative Works

3D Laser Scanning Project of the Step Pyramid, Saqqara, Egypt, 2008-

Expedition to the El-Zayyan Temple, Kharga Oasis, Egypt, 2006-

Social Activities

Associate Faculty Member, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford. 2017-

Visiting Fellow, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford. 2017

Sub-editor, Online Egyptological Bibliography, University of Oxford & International Association of Egyptologists, 2011-

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