Department of Biblical and Ancient Studies

Mr NJ van Blerk

College of Human Sciences
School of Humanities
Department: Biblical and Ancient Studies
Tel: 012 429 6095


  • Diploma Insolvency Law (UP)
  • BA (NONSA) Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • MA Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • Busy with PHD (Aspects of Succession law in ancient Egypt; with specific reference to testamentary dispositions)

Field of Specialisation

  • Ancient  Near East
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Law

Journal articles

  • “Concept of law and justice in Ancient Egypt”. Journal of Semitics.

Paper presentations

  • Attended and delivered paper at Conference in Copenhagen 2016 (Death & Burial in ancient Egypt). My paper title was; “The belief in the Afterlife and the first signs of succession law in ancient Egypt”.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Admitted attorney