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 3, 2018

Latest member to join BU TEAM – Arwa Kharobi PostDoc Researcher

We are delighted to welcome Arwa Kharobi, a Syro-Palestinian national to support Holger Schutkowski and his team @ the BU. The Bournemouth University has kindly funded this post to expand the team’s resources. After having completed her first post-doctoral research at Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (Belgium), funded by the Université Libre de Bruxelles […]

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2 Presentations @ Conference ‘The Crossroads III’ in Prague

The PI, Prof. Bietak and Post Doc Sarah Vilain (RT6) attended this year’s Crossroads Conference in Prague. Both lectures took place on Thursday, 13th of September, at the Charles University. Manfred Bietak presented, How can we track the origins of foreign cults in Egypt: The example of Avaris/Tell el-Dab‘a and Sarah’s presentation was titled The […]

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August 16, 2018

Hyksos NEWS-Latest article @Archaeology.org

Andrew Curry, contributing editor of the publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, recently interviewed the Hyksos research team. You can read the whole article online or in the latest print issue (September/October 2018, Vol. 71, No 5) of ARCHAEOLOGY Hyksos-foreign-rulers_Article in Archaeology For the first time Prof. Bietak and his team members shared their […]

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