Český egyptologický ústav


Czech Institute of Egyptology

Celetná 20, 110 00 PRAHA 1, Česká republika
Tel: 00420-221619611, Fax: 00420-221619618



Interdisciplinary poster received honorable mention from The Society for Archaeological Sciences


The poster “Diachronic Changes of Ancient Egyptian and Nubian Metallurgy: Case study of material from the Egyptian Museum of Leipzig University“, whose main authors are Jiří Kmošek (University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague) and Martin Odler (Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague), received honorable mention in the Best Student Poster Award competition at the 41st International Symposium on Archaeometry. The symposium took place from 15th – 21st May 2016 in Kalamata (Greece).

Interdisciplinary archaeometallurgical project has brought first results


On 10th December 2015 an exhibition Gegossene Götter (Cast gods) will be opened at the Egyptian Museum of the University Leipzig. The exhibition is focused on the new data about the metallurgical technology of the cast bronzes statuettes of Ancient Egyptian deities in the 1st millennium BC. First results of another project will be for the first time presented here as well, an interdisciplinary project, in cooperation of the Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, Institute of Chemistry and Technology (ICT) in Prague and Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Leipzig. Museum contains large collection of metal artefacts, including artefacts from German excavations at Abusir, current concession of Czech Institute of Egyptology in Egypt.

First English issue of the journal Prague Egyptological Studies (XV/2015) has been published!

30.11.2015 Miroslav Bárta and Lucie Jirásková

Dear readers, After more than a decade of its existence, we are pleased to launch the first issue of the English edition of Prague Egyptological Studies (XV/2015).

100 Jahre Ägyptologie in Prag


Der Beitrag jener, die zur akademischen Gemeinde der deutschen Universität Prag gehörten, im Rahmen der hiesigen Universitätsbildung ist im einzelnen noch immer nicht ausreichend gewürdigt worden.

Bedřich Hrozný award for creative work


On the 3rd of April, 2013, the Czech Institute of Egyptology received the Bedřich Hrozný Award for creative work for pursuing multidisciplinary work at the Czech concession in Egypt at Abusir and particularly for the discovery of a unique set of statues of high officials from the 5th Dynasty.

Czech Institute of Egyptology is on Facebook


Czech Institute of Egyptology launched in January 2013 official Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/egyptologieffcuni.

Cairo: Hidden Charm of Islamic Architecture

13.1.2010 Hana Benešovská

Photography: Jan Brodský

Bahariya Workshop


The programme of the Bahariya Workshop to be held in Prague on the 9th and 10th December 2008, together with abstracts of the papers, is now available in the "Conferences" section.

Professor Miroslav Verner was awarded the prize of the Minister of Education for science and research


Professor Miroslav Verner was awarded the prize of the Minister of Education for science and research. On November 26, 2007, the prize was awarded by the Minister of Education Martin Bursík, and in the field of institutional support of science and research, professor Miroslav Verner of the Czech Institute of Egyptology was one two people who were awarded the prize, in his case for the publications Abusir IX and Abusir X.

Konference Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2005


V Praze se ve dnech 27.6.-1.7. bude konat mezinárodní egyptologická konference Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2005.

Gratias Agit prize


The research team of the Czech Institute of Egyptology received on the 23rd of June 2005 the Gratias Agit prize for the promotion of the Czech republic abroad. The prize is awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.



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