John Romer has been working in Egypt since 1966 on archaeological digs in many of the key
sites, including the Valley of the Kings and Karnak. He led the Brooklyn Museum expedition
to excavate the tomb of Ramesses XI. He wrote and presented a number of television series,
including The Seven Wonders of the World, Romer's Egypt, Ancient Lives and
Testament. His major books include The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited
and Valley of the Kings. He lives in Italy.