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.

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April 21, 2021

Remembering Prof Holger Schutkowski †

Our dear colleague, friend and mentor Jochen Holger Schutkowski lost his fight to ALS last year on March 30th 2020. As the Principal Investigator for the Hyksos Team at Bournemouth University he acted in his capacity as a dedicated, well respected collaborator, supported his team members in their research work as Professor of Bioarchaeology and […]

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March 8, 2021

Prof Bietak Yale Lecture 10th March 2021 – Online

King Nehesy at Avaris and the Looting of the Memphite Elite Necropoleis during the 14th Dynasty Yale University, 10th of March 2021 (20h Middle European Time) Research in the last decades has revealed much more about the obscure 14th Dynasty than one could read in Egyptological treaties and textbooks. This is a short account on […]

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March 26, 2020

Hyksos Teams staying @ home

Amidst all the changes, government directives and increased worries about the spread of the Corona Virus Covid19, we had to close our offices and are now working remotely from our home offices. This has been done in line with the current official rules and regulations to protect ourselves and others. All libraries, universities, official organisations […]

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