Scholarship

BOOKS

  1. Foy Scalf (ed.). Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt. Oriental Institute Museum Publications 39. Chicago: Oriental Institute, 2017.

ARTICLES

  1. Foy Scalf. “The Pragmatics of Interment: How the Placement of Funerary Papyri Embodied the Divine in Roman Egypt.” Maarav 25 (2019), in press.
  2. Foy Scalf. “The Funerary Literature Related to the Book of the Dead.” In Rita Lucarell, and Andreas Stadler (eds.), The Oxford Handbook to the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, in press.
  3. Foy Scalf. “The Papyrus of the Treasury Scribe Iry-Iry: A New Ramesside Source for a Memphite Hymn to Osiris and the Book of Caves (BD 168).” Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 103:2 (2017), in press.
  4. Foy Scalf. “An Embalmer’s Bowl with Demotic Inscription (Oriental Institute Museum E9115).” In Robert K. Ritner (ed.). Essays for the Library of Seshat: Studies Presented to Janet H. Johnson on the Occasion of Her 70th Birthday. Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilizations 70. Chicago: Oriental Institute, 2018, 333-344.
  5. Foy Scalf. “Reviving the Book of the Dead at Chicago’s Oriental Institute.” KMT 29 (2017), 58-67.
  6. Foy Scalf. “What is the Book of the Dead.” In Foy Scalf (ed.), Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt, Oriental Institute Museum Publications 39. Chicago: Oriental Institute, 2017, 19-30.
  7. Foy Scalf. ““The Death of the Book of the Dead.” In Foy Scalf (ed.), Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt, Oriental Institute Museum Publications 39. Chicago: Oriental Institute, 2017, 139-150.
  8. Foy Scalf. “Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt.” Oriental Institute News & Notes 235 (2017), 4-11.
  9. Foy Scalf. “Demotic and Hieratic Scholia in Funerary Papyri and their Implications for the Manufacturing Process.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities 42 (2015-2016), 69-82.
  10. Foy Scalf. “Magic.” In Edwin M. Yamauchi and Marvin R. Wilson (eds.). Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-Biblical Antiquity. Volume III: I-N. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2016, 201-220.
  11. “Birth of the Beautiful Gods,” “Exorcism (in Egypt),” “Feast of the Valley,” “Inara,” “Khonsu,” “Montu,” “Nekhbet,” “Offering Table,” “Pyramid Texts,” “Renenutet,” “Saqqara,” “Shai,” Wennefer (Onnophris).” In Eric M. Orlin, Lisbeth Fried, Michael Pregill, Michael Satlow, and Jennifer Knust (eds.). The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions. London: Routledge, 2016, 144-145, 328, 342, 450-451, 511, 645, 665, 785, 808, 849.
  12. Foy Scalf and Anne Flannery. “Managing Our Past for the Future: The Oriental Institute Integrated Database Forges New Connections to the Worlds of Big Data and Digital Humanities, at a Critical Moment for Cultural Heritage Stewarship.” Oriental Institute News & Notes 228 (2016), 10-13.
  13. Foy Scalf. “From the Beginning to the End: How to Generate and Transmit Funerary Texts in Ancient Egypt.” Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions 15:2 (2015), 194-215.
  14. Foy Scalf. “Resurrecting an Ibis Cult: A Collection of Demotic Votive Texts from the Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago.” In Fayza Haikal (ed.). Mélanges offerts à Ola el-Aguizy. Bibliothèque d’Étude 164. Cairo: Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale, 2015, 361-388.
  15. Friedhelm Hoffmann, Franziska Naether, Foy Scalf, and Ghislaine Widmer. “Demotistische Literaturübersicht XXXIV.” Enchoria 34 (2014-2015), 143-210.
  16. Foy Scalf and Jackie Jay. “Oriental Institute Demotic Ostraca Online (O.I.D.O.O.): Merging Text Publication and Research Tools,” in M. Depauw, Y. Broux and W. Clarysse (eds.). Acts of the Tenth International Congress of Demotic Studies, Leuven, 26-30 August 2008. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 231. Leuven: Peeters, 2014, 243-261.
  17. Friedhelm Hoffmann, Franziska Naether, Foy Scalf, and Ghislaine Widmer. “Demotistische Literaturübersicht XXXIII.” Enchoria 33 (2012-2013), 113-184.
  18. Foy Scalf. “Catalog No. 1: Ostrich Egg,” “Catalog No. 2: Three Vignettes, Thebes, tomb of Queen Nefretete, Ramesses II, 1292-1225 B.C.,” “Catalog No. 29: Demotic Letter to Thoth.” “Catalog No. 34: Ba Bird Statuette.” In Rozenn Bailleul-LeSeur (ed.). Between Heaven and Earth: Birds in Ancient Egypt. Oriental Institute Museum Publications 35. Chicago: Oriental Institute, 2012, 131-134, 177, 192-193, 201-202.
  19. Foy Scalf. “The Role of Birds across the Religious Landscape of Ancient Egypt.” In Rozenn Bailleul-LeSeur (ed.). Between Heaven and Earth: Birds in Ancient Egypt. Oriental Institute Museum Publications 35. Chicago: Oriental Institute, 2012, 33-40.
  20. Foy Scalf. “Is that a Rhetorical Question? Shipwrecked Sailor (pHermitage 1115) 150 Reconsidered,” Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 136:2 (2009), 155-159.
  21. Foy Scalf. “The Magical Bricks of the Oriental Institute Museum,” Studien zur altägyptischen Kultur 38 (2009), 275-295, plates 9-18.
  22. Foy Scalf and Jackie Jay. “Accounting for Life in Ptolemaic and Roman Thebes: Online Access to Ancient Archives,” Oriental Institute News & Notes 200 (2009), 13-17.
  23. Foy Scalf. “Rereading the 7th Count of Sneferu in the Palermo Stone,” Göttinger Miszellen 220 (2009), 89-93.
  24. Foy Scalf. “Oriental Institute Museum Collection Highlights. Magical Bricks from Ancient Egypt.” Oriental Institute News & Notes 203 (2009), 23.
  25. Foy Scalf. “Statements of Identity and the m of Predication.” Lingua Aegyptia 16 (2008), 135-151.
  26. “Recovering the Lost Story of the Rise of Man: The Research Archives of the Oriental Institute,” Oriental Institute New & Notes 197 (2008), 6-7.

REVIEWS

  1. Review of Susanne Bickel and Bernard Mathieu (eds.), D’un monde à l’autre: Textes des pyramides & Textes des Sarcophages. BdÉ 139 (Cairo: IFAO, 2004). In Journal of Near Eastern Studies 70 (2011), 321-325.
  2. Foy Scalf. Review of I. Guermeur. Les cultes d’Amon hors de Thèbes: Recherches de géographie religieuse. Bibliothèque de l’École des Hautes Études Sciences Religieuses 123 (Brepols: Turnhout, 2005). In Journal of Near Eastern Studies 70 (2011), 126-127.
  3. Foy Scalf. Review of J. Assmann, Death and Salvation in Ancient Egypt (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005). In Journal of Near Eastern Studies 70 (2011), 124-126.
  4. Foy Scalf. Review of M. Chaveau, Cleopatra Beyond the Myth and P. Jones, Cleopatra: A Sourcebook. In Journal of Near Eastern Studies 69 (2010), 108-109.
  5. Foy Scalf. Review of Mitteilungen des deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Abteilung Kairo 60 (2004) and 61 (2005). In Journal of Near Eastern Studies 68:4 (2010), 306-308.