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.


October 21, 2019

Save the Date –> 4. – 6. December 2019!

We are proud to announce a Hyksos Enigma Workshop, where all team members of the ERC Advanced Grant Project “The Enigma of the Hyksos” and invitied Speakers will be discussing the ‘Changing Clusters and Migration in the Near Eastern Bronze Age’. The Workshop organised by Prof. Manfred Bietak and Dr. Silvia Prell will start on […]

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… Presenting Papers & Posters

Arwa Kharobi, one of the two Post-Docs from the Bournemouth University Team under the supervision of Prof. Helmut Schutkowski, presented at this year’s 21st Annual Conference of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology (BABAO 2019), which took place from 13th until 15th of September in London. Her Poster-Presentation was entitled: A Tooth for […]

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Presenting Papers & Posters

Silvia Gómez-Senovilla, Vienna’s PhD Student was invited to present besides a paper also a poster at the VI Congreso Iberoamericano de Egiptología in Madrid (Dec. 2018). Feedback from the scientific community outside one’s team is always vital to young researchers. Besides attending lectures at the University in Vienna for her PhD studies, Silvia visits conferences […]

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