|John Darnell was considered the department's Indiana Jones.|
|The first Mrs. Darnell was actually a pioneer in the field|
and was listed as a member of the Yale Egyptology faculty.
And who’s left standing?
When John Darnell agreed to a one-year suspension from the Yale faculty following numerous University policy violations, he left the Egyptology division of the Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department without a chair and with just one full-time faculty member — associate professor Colleen Manassa ’01 GRD’05, with whom he allegedly had the intimate relationship that led to his suspension.
Hat tip to John Brewer.