October 21, 2019

Activities within the Research Tracks – RT6

Sarah Vilain successfully sampled Middle Bronze jars and jugs from Sidon, Lebanon, for absorbed residue analysis. The use of GC/MS will help us to learn more about goods traded between the Eastern Nile delta and the Levantine coast. Prof. Ben Stern from the Bradford University and his Lab will undertake the comprehensive analyses. This work […]

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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

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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July 6, 2018

Coming soon: In July, Prof. Bietak’s Key Lecture @ 64th RAI in INNSBRUCK

Manfred Bietak, PI and Head of the ERC Advanced Grant ‘The Enigma of the Hyksos’ at the Austrian Academy of Sciences will give an account on the unexpected new results of his project in a final keynote lecture at the closing session of the 64th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale in Innsbruck. The closing session of this […]

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June 5, 2018

04.06. – 08.06.2018 @ Prof Bietak on the Austrian Radio Oe1

Vom Weltwunder zum Weltreich Das pharaonische Ägypten, ein Überblick. Mit Manfred Bietak, Ägyptologe an der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Gestaltung: Robert Weichinger Prof. Manfred Bietak gibt täglich einen kurzen Überblick auf die historischen Geschehnisse des Alten Ägyptens. Diese Sendereihe findet die ganze Woche statt, täglich um 17:55 und besticht durch Informationsinhalt und Kürze. Egypt – […]

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June 4, 2018

06.06.2018 – The Hyksos @ Weltmuseum Wien Presentation & Talk by Manfred Bietak

Our PI (Principal Investigator), Prof. Dr. Manfred Bietak was invited by the Friends of the Weltmuseum Vienna to give a presentation/talk on the Hyksos. The event is on the 6th of June, at 7pm in Vienna, Heldenplatz, 1010. For further information please log on to the Museum’s website or contact our office! the Hyksos at […]

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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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