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Geraldine Harris (born 1951), aka Geraldine Harris Pinch, is an author (of both fiction and non-fiction) and Egyptologist.[1] She is a member of the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford.

Her works include the Seven Citadels quartet and numerous information text books about Egypt.

Partial bibliographyEdit

  • White Cranes Castle, illustrated by Lisa Jensen, Macmillan (London), 1979.
  • "Seven Citadels" series
    • Prince of the Godborn, Greenwillow (New York City), 1982.
    • The Children of the Wind, Greenwillow, 1982.
    • The Dead Kingdom, Greenwillow, 1983.
    • The Seventh Gate, Greenwillow, 1983.
  • Gods and Pharaohs from Egyptian Mythology, illustrated by John Sibbick and David O'Connor, Lowe (London), 1982, Schocken (New York City), 1983, reprinted, P. Bedrick (New York City), 1996.
  • The Junior Atlas of Ancient Egypt, Lionheart (London), 1989.
  • New Kingdom Votive Offerings to Hathor, Griffith Institute (Oxford), 1989.
  • Isis and Osiris, NTC Pub. Group, 1996.
  • (Co-authored with Delia Pemberton) Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, Peter Bedrick Books, 1999.
  • Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of ancient Egypt. Oxford University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-19-517024-5
  • Contributor to journals, including Folklore and Orientalia.


  1. ^ She uses her married name, Pinch, for academic Egyptology publications and her maiden name, Harris, for material written for children.[1]

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