Inga Maren Otto Curatorial Fellow
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Ph.D., Brown University
M.Phil., University of Oxford
B.A., Barnard College
Trained as an archaeologist and a specialist in Egyptian art, Thum supports a range of teaching, learning, and research activities at the museums involving art from all divisions. She works with Harvard faculty and museum colleagues to bring their expertise to students and the public in the galleries and the Art Study Center. She is committed to engaged scholarship and to using art objects as teaching tools for diverse audiences.
Thum, Jen, and Anne-Claire Salmas. “Narrating Temporality: Three Short Stories about Egyptian Royal Living-Rock Stelae.” In Carvings In and Out of Time: Lives of Rock-Cut Reliefs in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East, ed. Jonathan Ben Dov and Felipe Rojas. Leiden: Brill. Forthcoming.
“In Between and Beyond: Working in the Borderlands of ARCE and the Egyptian Empire.” Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies 6 (3) (2018): 230–46.
Thum, Jen, and Julia Troche. “Visitor as Researcher: Making Archaeology More Accessible with Broken and Unprovenienced Objects.” Advances in Archaeological Practice 4 (4) (2016): 537–49.
“When Pharaoh Turned the Landscape into a Stela: Royal Living-Rock Monuments at the Edges of the Egyptian World.” Near Eastern Archaeology 79 (2) (2016): 68–77.