January 13, 2022

The Enigma of the Hyksos Bulletin

This is the present up-to-date Bulletin about the results of this ERC Advanced Grant Project.   LINK

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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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February 6, 2020

Dissertation defended by Nina Maaranen @ BU

Nina Maaranen, our PhD student at Bournemouth University successfully defended her dissertation on the 30th of January 2020 entitled TIES THAT BIND: Investigating Hyksos provenance and migration using dental morphology Migration and mobility are among the main research questions of the Hyksos Enigma project. These were approached from the perspective of skeletal human remains by […]

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This WAS the Hyksos Enigma Workshop

A big and heartful thank you to all speakers, participants and visitors, who came to our workshop in December 2019! It was a superb event with diverse input, interesting discussions, time to network, meet new people and greet collaborators and partners at the same time. Whilst we empathise it was a busy time and the […]

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November 18, 2019

Programme HYKSOS Workshop – Changing Clusters and Migration in the Near Eastern Bronze Age

Please find below the link to our Hyksos Workshop Programme for your perusal. Should you require more information please contact our office in Vienna via mail: This link should open in your browser window immediately, alternatively click the link to open in a new – separate register by using the right button on your […]

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HYKSOS Workshop – Changing Clusters and Migration in the Near Eastern Bronze Age @ Vienna

We are happy to officially announce our forthcoming Hyksos Enigma Project Workshop with the enclosed Poster. Please feel free to disseminate and print as required. Poster_Hyksos_WS_Changing_Clusters-and-Migration_inthe_NE_BA If you would like to publicise and/or need more information on the event, the organising team, the location etc., please send your specific enquiry or request by mail: […]

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Prof. Holger Schutkowski received BABAO award

At the 2018 BABAO Konferenz, Prof. Holger Schutkowski head of the Hyksos Enigma BU research team and head of the Bournemouth , received the Honorary Lifetime Membership in recognition for his contributions in his field of expertise, biological anthropology and osteoarchaeology, to the Association – the BABAO conference. More information on Holger Schutkowski, Professor of […]

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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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