KAWAI Nozomu

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KAWAI Nozomu
Kanazawa University
Institute for Frontier Science Initiative
Job title
Ph.D.(The Johns Hopkins University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Professor, Institute for Frontier Science Initiative, Kanazawa University
Jul 2016
Mar 2019
Associate Professor, Institute for Frontier Science Initiative, Kanazawa University
Feb 2017
Mar 2017
Visiting Scholar, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Apr 2016
Jun 2016
Visiting Associate Professor, Center for Cultural Resources, Kanazawa University
Apr 2016
Mar 2017
Lecturer, Graduate School of Arts, Sciences, and Letters, Waseda University
Apr 2013
Mar 2016
Associate Professor (nontenured), Waseda Institute of Advanced Studies, Waseda University
Apr 2006
Mar 2016
Lecturer, International Liberal Studies, Waseda University
Feb 2015
Jun 2015
William Kelly Simpson Professor of Egyptology, American University in Cairo
Aug 2012
Mar 2013
Lecturer, The University of Tsukuba
Apr 2007
Mar 2012
Visiting Associate Professor (nontenured), Waseda Institute of Sciences and Engineering, Waseda University
Dec 2002
May 2003
Consultant, UNESCO
Jul 2005
Aug 2005
Instructor, The Johns Hopkins University
Oct 2000
Sep 2001
Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Egyptian Art and Architecture, American Research Center in Egypt


Department of Near Eastern Studies, The Johns Hopkins University
Department of Archaeology, Waseda University

Committee Memberships

- Editorial Board member, Journal of Egyptian History (Brill: Leiden)
- Editorial Board member, Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan
The Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan  
Japanese Society for West Asian Archaeology  
The Waseda University Egyptological Society  

Awards & Honors

Sep 2000
Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in Egyptian Art and Architecture

Books etc

Seminar on Egyptology
Nozomu Kawai (Part:Contributor, Egypt under Tutankhamun's reign)
Center for the Global Study of Cultural Heritage and Culture, Kansai University   Mar 2017   
Conservation of the Wall Paintings in the Royal Tomb of Amenophis III

Published Papers

Tutankhamun in Heliopolis
KAWAI Nozomu
Beloved of Seshat: Essays in Honour of Fayza Haikal      Oct 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
KAWAI Nozomu
CIPEG Journal: Ancient Egyptian & Sudanese Collections and Museums   (1) 51-59   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Ancient Egyptian Antiquities in the Tomioka collection, Aizu Museum, Waseda University
Jiro Kondo, Nozomu Kawai, Nobutaka Hirahara
Bulletin of Aizu Museum, Waseda University   (18) 11-20   Mar 2017
Jiro Kondo, Nozomu Kawai
Egyptian Archaeology   50(Spring 2017) 22-16   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Nozomu Kawai
Joyful in Thebes. Egyptological Studies in Honor of Betsy M. Bryan   309-322   Aug 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
The New Kingdom Tomb Chapel of Isisnofret at Northwest Saqqara
Nozomu Kawai
Quest for the Dream of the Pharaohs: Studies in Honour of Sakuji Yoshimura, Supplément aux annales du service des antiquiteés de l’Égypte Cahier no. 43   69-90   2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Archaeobotany of Two Middle Kingdom Cult Chambers at North Saqqara, Egypt
Ahmed Fahmy, Nozomu Kawai, Sakuji Yoshimura
The Archaeology of African Plant Use   141-149   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Nozomu Kawai
Archaeological Research in the Valley of the Kings and Ancient Thebes      Aug 2013   [Refereed][Invited]
Yoshinari Abe, Rodan Harimoto, Tadashi Kikugawa, Ken Yazawa, Akiko Nishisaka, Nozomu Kawai, Sakuji Yoshimura, Izumi Nakai
Journal of Archaeological Science   39(6) 1793-1808   Jun 2012
Middle Kingdom Pottery from Waseda University Excavations at Northwest Saqqara 2001-2003
Nozomu Kawai, Kazumitsu Takahashi, Ken Yazawa
Handbook of Pottery of the Egyptian Middle Kingdom, Volume II: The Regional Volume   147-160   2012   [Refereed][Invited]


The 2019 Season of the Excavation at North Saqqara: A Preliminary Report
KAWAI Nozomu
The 70th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt   58   Apr 2019
Jiro Kondo, Sakuji Yoshimura, Takao Kikuchi, Hiroyuki Kashiwagi, Nozomu Kawai, Kazumitsu Takahashi, Yuka Yoneyama
(25) 25-43   Mar 2019
A Shabti figure fragment found in the Monument of Khaemwaset at Northwest Saqqara
KAWAI Nozomu
阿部善也, 扇谷依李, 日高遥香, 中井泉, 高橋寿光, 河合望, 近藤二郎, 吉村作治
X線分析討論会講演要旨集   53rd 171‐172   Oct 2017
河合 望
博物館研究 = Museum studies   52(1) 26-28   Jan 2017
扇谷依李, 阿部善也, 日高遥香, 中井泉, 高橋寿光, 河合望, 近藤二郎, 吉村作治
日本文化財科学会大会研究発表要旨集   33rd 156‐157   Jun 2016

Conference Activities & Talks

The tomb of Amenhotep III (KV22) and its Funerary Equipment [Invited]
KAWAI Nozomu
Thebes under Amenhotep III   9 Sep 2019   
A Virtual Reconstruction of the Ceremonial Canopied Chariot of Tutankhamun (JE61990 and JE 60705) - A Case of Virtual Representation in a Museum
KAWAI Nozomu
CIPEG Annual meeting as part of the 25th ICOM Conference, Kyoto, Japan   2 Sep 2019   
Reading the Decoration and Iconography of Tutankhamun’s State Chariots
KAWAI Nozomu
The 5th Grand Egyptian Museum Tutankhamun Conference   4 May 2019   
The 2019 Season of the Excavation at North Saqqara: A Preliminary Report
KAWAI Nozomu
The 70th Annual Meeting of th American Research Center in Egypt   13 Apr 2019   
Some Remarks on the lion goddess at Northwest Saqqara [Invited]
KAWAI Nozomu
Goden van Sakkara   19 Nov 2018   National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden
Tutankhamun's blocks from Heliopolis in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo
KAWAI Nozomu
CIPEG Annual meeting 2018   6 Sep 2018   
Exploring the New Kingdom Tombs at North Saqqara
KAWAI Nozomu
The 69th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt   21 Apr 2018   
The Statues of Lioness Goddess at the Rock-Cut Chambers at Northwest Saqqara and Their Funerary Cult in the Middle Kingdom Egypt [Invited]
KAWAI Nozomu
Women’s Religious and Economic Roles in Antiquity   11 Nov 2017   
阿部善也, 扇谷依李, 日高遥香, 中井泉, 高橋寿光, 河合望, 近藤二郎, 吉村作治
X線分析討論会講演要旨集   26 Oct 2017   
An early Eighteenth Dynasty multiple burial at Northwest Saqqara [Invited]
Nozomu Kawai
Second Intermediate Period Assemblages The Building Blocks of Local Relative Sequences of Material Culture   23 Jun 2017   Austrian Academy of Sciences


Research on the objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun
Nozomu Kawai   Dec 2016 - Today