David Klotz

David Klotz received a joint M.S. and B.S. in both Mathematics and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (Egyptology) from Yale University in 2003, and completed his PhD in Egyptology at Yale in 2008. For his first book, “Adoration of the Ram: Five Hymns to Amun-Re from Hibis Temple” (2006), he translated several Egyptian hymns from the Persian Period temple of Hibis in Kharga Oasis, complete with detailed philological and mythological commentary. His second book, “Caesar in the City of Amun: Egyptian Temple Construction and Theology in Roman Thebes” (2012), surveys the religious landscape of Thebes (modern Luxor) during the Roman Period.
Klotz was previously an ACLS Recent Doctoral Fellow (2008-9), a Visiting Research Scholar at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University (2009-2010), and most recently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Yale University (2010-present). He has worked in the Egyptian Art department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2003), and has collaborated with numerous museums and collections to publish Late Period inscribed statues and other monuments.
Since 2009, Klotz has directed the Yale Nadura Temple Project, recording the reliefs and hieroglyphic inscriptions at a Roman Period shrine to the lunar god Khonsu in Kharga Oasis. He has also participated in the Yale Theban Desert Road Survey with John Darnell (Egypt, Western Desert), the Yale White Monastery Documentation Project with Bentley Layton (Sohag), and is currently involved in the Jebel Barkal Project with Timothy Kendall (Sudan).


Klotz D.

Review of: B. Ventker, Der Starke auf dem Dach: Funktion und Bedeutung der löwengestaltigen Wasserspeier im alten Ägypten (Wiesbaden 2012)

In: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 99

Klotz D.

Review of: S. Ruzicka, Trouble in the West: Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC, Studies in Early Empires

In: Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 370
November, 2013

Klotz D.

The Mortuary Texts on Statue JE 38001 (K. 603)

In: Göttinger Miszellen 236 ,
2013, S. 43-49

Klotz D. (mit J.C. Darnell, C. Manassa)

Gods on the Road: The Pantheon of Thebes at Qasr el-Ghueita

In: Documents de Théologies Thébaines Tardives (D3T 2), Cahiers de l’ENIM 8
Thiers C. (Hg.)
Montpellier, 2013, S. 1-31

Klotz D.

Administration of the Deserts and Oases: First Millennium BCE

In: Ancient Egyptian Administration, Handbuch der Orientalistik
Moreno Garcia J. C. (Hg.)
Leiden and Boston, 2013, S. 901-909

Klotz D.

Who else was with Antiochus at Raphia? Revisiting the Hieroglyphic Portion of the Raphia Decree

In: Chronique d’Égypte 88 ,
2013, S. 45-59

Klotz D.

The Earliest Representation of a Potter’s Kick-Wheel in Egypt

In: Égypte Nilotique et Méditerranéenne 6,
2013, S. 169-176

Klotz D.

A Theban Devotee of Seth from the Late Period – Now Missing: Hannover, Ex-Museum August Kestner, Inv. S. 0366

In: Studien zur altägyptischen Kultur 42,

Klotz D.

Regionally Specific Sacerdotal Titles in Late Period Egypt: Soubassements vs. Private Monuments

In: Altägyptische Enzyklopädien, Soubassementstudien I, Studien zur spätägyptischen Religion 7
Wiesbaden, 2013, S. 717-792

Klotz D.

Remarks on Ptolemaic Lexicography (§1-4)

In: Revue d’Égyptologie 64 ,

Klotz D.

Articulata Forma Dei: A Cosmic Epithet from Esna and Medinet Habu

Égypte Nilotique et Méditerranéenne 5, 2012, S. 31-37

Klotz D.

Once Again, Min: Acrophony or Phonetic Change?

In: Göttinger Miszellen 233,
2012, S. 21-30

Klotz D.

The Lecherous Pseudo-Anubis of Josephus and the ‘Tomb of 1897’ at Akhmim

In: Et in Ægypto et ad Ægyptum, Recueil d’études dédiées à Jean-Claude Grenier, Cahiers de l’ENIM 5, vol. 2
Gasse A., Servajean F., Thiers C. (Hg.)
Montpellier, 2012, 383-396

Klotz D.

The Peculiar Statue of a Heliopolitan Priest: Hannover, Museum August Kestner 1935.200.510

In: Zeitschrift für ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde, 129,
2012, S. 136-144

Klotz D.

Hieroglyphic Texts of the Roman Period

In: The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt
Riggs C. (Hg.)
Oxford, 2012, S. 563-580

Klotz D.

An Egyptian Priest and Dioikêtês in the Ptolemaic Court: Yale Peabody Museum 264191

In: Parcourir l’éternité: Hommages Jean Yoyotte (Bibliothèque de l’École des Hautes Études, Sciences Religieuses, vol. 156), vol. II
Zivie-Coche C., Guermeur I. (Hg.)
Turnhout, 2012, S. 645-698

Klotz D.

Yale University Nadura Temple Project: 2009 Season

In: Oasis Papers 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project. Dakhleh Oasis Project Monograph 15
Bagnall R. S. , Davoli P., and Hope C.A. (Hg.)
Oxford, 2012, S. 297-304

Klotz D.

Caesar in the City of Amun: Egyptian Temple Construction and Theology in Roman Period Thebes (Monographies Reine Élisabeth 15)

Turnhout, Brepols, 2012

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