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Bridget Leach

bridget leach

Papyrus conservator at the British Museum London from 1990 to 2016.

Trained at the Istituto di Patologia del Libro, Rome, Italy and Camberwell School of Arts London, England.


The Papyrus of Mutirdis and related research, 1995, Kingston Lacey papyri, 1997, Funerary Galleries Rooms 62 and 63, 1998, Research project into the pigment Realgar 2002-3, Ramesseum papyri 2010, Exhibition ‘Journey through the Afterlife’ British Museum 2010, Tomb Robberies papyrus 2014, Demotic papyri from Herakleopolis 2016.

Other projects undertaken for the Petrie Museum UCL, the Kahun papyri; Queens College Oxford, the Queens papyrus; Manichaen codices for the Chester Beatty Library Dublin.


‘Creating Borders’, with Richard Parkinson, examination of the workshop practice involved in the Papyrus of Ani.

‘Papyrus manufacture’ in UCLA On Line Encylopedia of Egyptology (refereed) forthcoming.

‘Papyrus Conservation at the British Museum’ publication of a lecture given at The Papyrus Conservation Meeting held at the Albertina Library, University of Leipzig, September 7-9, 2006

‘A Conservation History of the Ramesseum Papyri’ JEA 92, 2006, pp.225-240.

‘Conservation of the Late Ramesside Papyri’ contribution to British Museum Research Publication no.155 The Bankes Late Ramesside Papyri by Robert Demarée, 2006.

‘The occurrence and alteration of realgar on Ancient Egyptian Papyri’ with Vincent Daniels, in Studies in Conservation, IIC, vol. 49, 2, 2004.