Welcome to the Hyksos Enigma!

We are happy to announce the first Egyptological ERC Advanced Grant: ‘The Enigma of the Hyksos’ under the direction of Manfred Bietak starting from 1st of January 2016 under the auspices of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The second host institution for bioarchaeological research is the Bournemouth University – UK, under the direction of Prof. Holger Schutkowski.


April 9, 2018

13.08.2018 – The Enigma of the Hyksos @ Lange Nacht der Forschung (all night research)

The Austrian Academy is participating at the “Lange Nacht der Forschung” on 4 different locations in Austria. This event takes place across the whole of Austria, together with many organisations from education, research and various industries joining in, to demonstrate what research is about. This event is open to the general public and is absolutely […]

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March 27, 2018


We are excited to inform you that we – The Hyksos Enigma project team – will host an all day workshop at the ICAANE in Munich this year! Come and see us on Friday the 6th of April at the Ludwig Maximilians University. For a list of participants please click the enclosed PDF file. This […]

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December 22, 2017

ADDITIONAL Position at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

We are in the process of recruiting an additional support position for our team in Vienna, but also for the extended team. If you have what it takes to help a diverse team with your technical, IT based skills (CAD, Graphic Design etc.) to supply work as required and necessary within the team, generate publication […]

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