Edward Bleiberg

Edward "Ed" Bleiberg (born 1951) is an American archaeologist[1][2] and Egyptologist.[3] He graduated from Haverford College,[3] did graduate studies at Yale University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and finally received an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.[3] Since 1998, he has been the curator of Egyptian, Near Eastern, and classical art at the Brooklyn Museum.[3] Some of his academic work has included research into the Jewish minorities living in the ancient world and for his study of ancient Egyptian burial customs.[3] He has also appeared in a documentary, King Tut's Gold.[4]

Edward Bleiberg
Born (1951-03-08) March 8, 1951 (age 69)
Alma materUniversity of Toronto
OccupationEgyptologist and Curator at the Brooklyn Museum

Major publicationsEdit

  • Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt. (Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Museum, 2013)[5]
  • Tree of Paradise: Jewish Mosaics from the Roman Empire. (Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Museum, 2005)
  • The Official Gift in Ancient Egypt. (Norman: U of Oklahoma, 1996)
  • To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum. (Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Museum, 2008)
  • Jewish Life in Ancient Egypt: A Family Archive from the Nile Valley. (Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Museum of Art, 2002.)


  1. ^ "New Media and Ancient Worlds: An Evening with Edward Bleiberg and David J. Peterson". www.sas.rochester.edu. University of Rochester. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  2. ^ "All Faculty & Staff". www.hunter.cuny.edu. Hunter College. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Edward Bleiberg". brooklynmuseum.org. Brooklyn Museum. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Edward Bleiberg". www.imdb.com. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Bryn Mawr Classical Review". bmcr.brynmawr.edu/. Bryn Mawr College. Retrieved 29 June 2016.