Rachel Moy


C.Phil. Archaeology, UCLA

Areas of Interest

Archaeology of Ethiopia and Egypt, Ancient Identity, Ceramics


Rachel Moy is a Ph.D. canidate in the Archaeology Interdepartmental Program at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA. Previously, she earned a B.A.in Near Eastern and Classical Archaeology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She also earned an M.A. in Archaeology focusing on Greco-Roman Egypt at UCLA. Her primary research interests are the archaeology of Ancient Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia, settlement and landscape archaeology, pluralistic societies, and cultural conservation and public education.

Rachel has conducted fieldwork in Ethiopia, Egypt, Peru, Israel, and in the Midwestern United States. Her current research focuses on emergent political complexity and ceramics in the Ethiopian highlands.


Willeke Wendrich