Toby Wilkinson

Toby Wilkinson


Toby Wilkinson is the Deputy Vice Chancellor for External Relations at Lincoln University. Prior to this, Dr. Wilkinson was the Development Director at Clare College as well as Chairman of Cambridge Colleges Development Group. As an acknowledged expert on ancient Egyptian civilization and one of the leading Egyptologists of his generation, Toby Wilkinson has lectured around the world. He has excavated at the Egyptian sites of Buto and Memphis. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Egyptian History and has broadcast on radio and television in the UK and abroad, including BBC’s Horizon and Channel 4’s Private Lives of the Pharaohs, and was the consultant for the BBC’s award-winning documentary on the building of the Great Pyramid.

Upon graduating from the University of Cambridge he received the University’s Thomas Mulvey Prize and was elected to the prestigious Lady Wallis Budge Junior Research Fellowship in Egyptology. He is a Fellow of Clare College, University of Cambridge, and an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Durham.



Past Shows:

  • The Age of Egyptology

    Acclaimed Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson examined the storied history of ancient Egypt and Egyptology.More »