International Symposium Presents Recent Czech Excavations in Egypt

The Czech Institute of Egyptology at CU FA (CIE) organises in collaboration with the International Committee for Egyptian and Sudan Archaeological Museums and Collections (CIPEG) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) a half-day symposium to present to an international group of curators of Egyptological museum collections an overview and update on recent research and excavations of the CIE in Egypt.

The event is to be held on Saturday, 27 August, from 9.30 am to 1 pm, in the main building of the faculty in nam. Jana Palacha in lecture hall P300 (third floor).


09.30–09.45: Introduction to the Institute and Its Research (Assoc. Prof. Jiří Janák, director of the CIE)
09.45–10.30: Research in the Old Kingdom Cemetery at Abusir (Prof. Miroslav Bárta)
10.30–11.15: Djedkare Project in South Saqqara (Dr. Mohamed Megahed and Assoc. Prof. Hana Vymazalová)
11.15–12.15: Coffee break
12.15–1 pm: Research in the Late Period Shaft Tomb Cemetery at Abusir (Prof. Ladislav Bareš)

Programme in PDF

Registration is mandatory via doc. Filip Coppens (