Our Team

Field Director

Anke Weber

Egyptologist

 2017 completion of the doctoral thesis entitled "ÜBERlebensmittel".

 

since 2016 Research Associate at Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin.

 

2013-2015 Holder of multiple DAAD scholar-ships resulting in several research trips to Egypt (Luxor, West Bank).

 

2011-2013 Assistant Curator at the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin.

Head Conservator

Karin Schinken

Conservator

since 2017 Stone conservator at Landesamt für Denkmalpflege at the Regional Council Stuttgart.

 

2011-2013 (assistant) stone conservator at the Egyptian Museum Berlin.

 

2009-2011 stone conservator in the project APSARA National Authority for the Safeguarding and Management of Angkor.

 

2008 Research Assistant at Neferhotep e. V., Conservation Project PROCON TT 49.

Project Coordinator

Ahmed Hussein

Engineer

since 2016 Coordinator of The Ramesses III Publication and Conservation Project.

 

2015 studies of Technical Engineering at South Valley University Qena.

 

2014-2016 Participation in the project "ÜBERlebens-mittel" in the tomb sites of Thebes West.


Untersuchung der Sonnenlitanei

Martina Grünhagen

Egyptologist

Since 07/2016 Researcher at the Eygptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin project “Localizing 4,000 Years of Cultural History. Texts and Scripts from Elephantine Island.”

 

Since 2012 Doctoral thesis entitled „Stylistics, rhetoric and immanent text types of the Egyptian Love Songs“.

Geo-archaeological Survey

Judith Bunbury

Petrologist

Member of Earth Sciences Department at University of Cambridge.

 

Affiliated member of the McBurney Geoarchaeology Lab.

 

Senior Tutor, St Edmund's College at University of Cambridge.

Geo-archaeological Survey

Stephen Cross

Hydrologist

Member of the EES and the Geologist's Association (UK).

 

2007-2009 advisor to the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) for the Valley of the Kings, Central Area excavations.

 

Keen advocate of remote sensing for finding and repairing tombs especially GPS, Ground Penetrating Radar, and leading member of a geo-archaeology team.


Research history of the sarcophagus lid

Helen Strudwick

Egyptologist

Since 2016 Associate Curator (Egyptian Antiquities) at Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge. http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/

 

2014-2016 Egypt 2016 Curator, Fitzwilliam Museum, responsible for a major Egyptian coffins exhibition and conference.

 

Since 1984 Field Director of the Cambridge Theban Tombs Project.

Reconstruction work on burial equipment

Lyla Pinch-Brock

Epigrapher

2000-2005 copied all the inscriptions in the Temple of Osiris Heqa-Djet in Karnak Temple.

 

1996 re-excavated and conserved KV 55 in the Valley of the Kings.

 

2002 excavated TT 120 and restored the wall paintings.

 

Participated in numerous archaeological expeditions as epigrapher in Turkey, Yemen, Greece, Egypt.

Reconstruction of the sarcophagi

Lea Röfer

Egyptologist

since 2017 Research Assistant at the German Archaeological Institute Cairo.

 

2015/2016 Erasmus scholarship University College London's Institute of Archaeology.

 

2010-2017 B.A. and M.A. programme in Egyptology at Free University Berlin.


Photographer

 

Johannes Kramer

Photographer

2013-2017 Photographer for the Yousef Jameel Digitalization Project at Museum of Islamic Art Berlin.

 

since 2007 Camera Operator.

 

since 1989 Freelance Photographer among other things for the German Archaeological Institute, the Albert-Ludwig-University Freiburg and the German Research Foundation.

Research of the decoration programme

Willem Hovestreydt

Egyptologist, emerit.

2014-2016 Lecturer at the Department of Egyptology in Leiden University.

 

2009-2010 Associate Member of the Sub-Faculty of Near and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oxford.

 

1994-2006 Lecturer (intermittently) at the Department of Egyptology in Leiden University.

 

1990-2003 Editor of the Annual Egyptological Bibliography; 2003-2008 Editor-in-chief.

Work on chamber Bb

 

Sandro Schwarz

Egyptologist / Computer Scientist

Since 2017  Chief architect for IT solutions – xplore Digital, BKM Verbund-projekt museum4punkt0.

 

2015-2017  Research Associate in the ERC-grant project ELEPHANTINE at the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin.

 

2013-2014  Research Associate at the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin.


Palaeography  of hieroglyphic Inscriptions

photo: Franz Nagy

Jan Moje

Egyptologist

since 07/2015 Researcher at the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin project "Localizing 4,000 Years of Cultural History. Texts and scripts from Elephantine Island".

 

2012-2014 Academic employee at the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection in Berlin in the project "Die ägyptische und orientalische 'Rubensohn-Bibliothek' von Elephantine''.

 

2012 Habilitation at the Department of Egyptology at Free University Berlin.

Edition of the Books of the Netherworld

photo: Christo Libuda

Daniel A. Werning

Egyptologist

2009-2011 Researcher in the project "Ancient Egyptian classifiers in Diachronic Perspective".

 

2010 completion of the doctoral thesis entitled "Das Höhlenbuch” [The Book of Caverns].

 

Since 2008, employed at the Excellence Cluster Topoi - The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations.

Edition of the Opening of the Mouth Ritual

Dora Olsen

Egyptologist

since 2016 Scientific assistant at the DFG Leibniz project "Neuedition des Mundöffnungsrituals", University of Heidelberg.

 

2015 start of the PhD project with working title “The Manuals of the Royal Ritual for Purification (P. Berlin 13242, 14.440 + P. Carlsberg 658,659,660 + PSI Inv. I 115, 146, 147) ” at the University of Heidelberg.


Associate

Shaaban Ali

since 2017 Associate at "The Ramesses III (KV 11) Publication and Conservation Project".

Associate

Taher Hussien Youssef

since 2017 Associate at "The Ramesses III (KV 11) Publication and Conservation Project".

Associate

Mahmoud Abu Diab

since 2017 Associate at "The Ramesses III (KV 11) Publication and Conservation Project".