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Hans G. Goedicke

Hans G. Goedicke

Hans G. Goedicke, a renowned Egyptologist who had been chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of Near Eastern studies, died of cancer Feb. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 88. "He had retired by the time I came to Hopkins in 1995, but he was still very much a presence in the department," said Egyptologist Richard L. Jasnow. "He was certainly one of the most productive modern Egyptologists, whose range and interests covered almost the entire span of Egyptian history. He is particularly known for his work on the Old Kingdom, the Pyramid Age," said Dr. Jasnow, who lives in Guilford. "Hans and his work...