Georgia LaMacchia is a PhD student in Egyptology and recipient of the Richard J. Franke Fellowship in the Humanities. She received a B.A. in Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies with a minor in Museums and Society from Johns Hopkins University. Her honors thesis focused on Chapters 149 and 150 of the Book of the Dead. Interests include mortuary related religious beliefs and the physical landscape of the afterlife in art and archaeology; ancient Egyptian historical interpretation of the past through material culture; and research and curatorial practices for Egyptian art collections.
She has participated in archaeological field work at Tell Keisan in Israel and has worked at multiple museums, including the Historic Village at Allaire, the Evergreen Museum and Library, and the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum.