Name: Mohamed Ismail Khaled
Address: Residenzplatz 2- Tor A, D. 97070 Würzburg
Date of birth: 13/12/1978
2005-2009 Awarded a Ph.D. Scholarship from Czech ministry of education, Charles University (Ph.D. dissertation; The Royal Funerary Domains in the Old Kingdom, New Evidence from the Causeway of the Pyramid Complex of Sahura).
2001 Post Graduate Diploma in the History of Art, Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University.
1999 Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Archaeology Department, Menia University.
2018- Present Scientific Member at Universität Würzburg, Lehrstuhl für Ägyptologie. Germany.
2017- 2018 Scientific Supervisor of the Scientific Publication Department at the Ministry of Antiquities.
2016-2018 Coordinator of the Development and Site Management Project of Pyramids at Giza Plateau.
2014-2016 Postdoctoral Research Scholarship of Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung at Universität Würzburg, Institut für Altertumswissenschaften, Lehrstuhl für altägyptische Kulturgeschichte in ptolemäisch- römischer Zeit. Germany
2009-present General Director of the Department of Permanent committees and Foreign Missions Affairs at Ministry of Antiquities (MA).
Responsible for the work of all Foreign Missions working and excavating in Egypt.
2014-2016 on Scientific leave.
2002-2005 Director of the Scientific Research Department of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) and the Assistant to the Secretary General of the SCA.
2003-2004 Responsible for the technical aspects of all SCA publications in Arabic and English. Including scientific editing, photo selection and layout. Overseer of 15 employees in the Research Department.
2004 Assistant of the Senior Editor of Thames & Hudson Ltd. Publishing in England – helped with the publishing of the book, “Giza and the Pyramids” by Dr. Zahi Hawass and Dr. Mark Lehner.
2004 Assistant of the Senior Editor of American University Press in Cairo helped with publishing of the book, “Mountains of Pharaohs”, by Dr. Zahi Hawass.
2003 Assistant of the Senior Editor of Harry N. Abrams publishing in New York – helped with the publishing of the book, “Secrets from the Sand” by Dr. Zahi Hawass.
2003 Assistant of the Senior Editor of National Geographic in Washington DC – helped with the publishing of the book, “The Curse of the Pharaohs” by Dr. Zahi Hawass.
2002 Assistant of the Senior Editor of White Star Publishing in Italy – helped with the publishing of the book, “Treasures of the Pyramids” edited by Dr. Zahi Hawass.
2000-2001 Member of the Egyptian Antiquities Information System (EAIS) - worked on the Geographic Information System (GIS) using satellite images to locate and map Egyptian antiquity sites.
2000 Assistant of the Senior Editor of American University Press in Cairo – helped with the publishing of the book, “The Hidden Treasures of the Egyptian Museum” by Dr. Zahi Hawass.
1999 – 2002 Inspector of Antiquities for the Supreme Council of Antiquities in the office of the Undersecretary for Giza and the Cairo Monuments.
2013-present Director of the excavation at Abusir. The discovery of the Abusir Blocks from the causeway of Sahura.
2004, 2012 Seasons Assistant of the Field Director of the excavation at Abusir. The discovery of the Abusir Blocks from the causeway of Sahure.
Grants and Fellowships:
2018-2021 Project funded by (DFG) Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, project: Excavating the Egyptian State and Economy in the Late Third Millennium BCE: A New Investigation of the Causeway of Sahura at Abusir, Würzburg University, Germany.
2018-2019 Grant from Antiquities Endowment Fund (AEF) by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), project: Pyramid complex of Sahura: Protection, Restoration & Documentation.
2016-2018 Grant from Stiftungsfonds für Postgraduates der Ägyptologie, (The Relief of the Funerary Domains Procession of Sahura: New discovery from the Causeway).
2016- 2017 Alexander von Humboldt Return Fellowship Alumni.
2015 Grant from Thyssen Stiftung for organizing a conference “Geography and Economy of the Ancient Nile Delta, held at University Würzburg, from 26th -29th, November 2015, Germany.
2014- 2016 Alexander von Humboldt Post-Doc Fellow at Würzburg University, Germany.
2012-2014 Grant No. AZ 04/F/12 (Gerda Henkel Stiftung) Research Grant (The Royal Funerary Domains in the Old Kingdom).
April, 2012 Visiting Scholar fellowship at the Department of the department of the Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations and the Yale Egyptological institute, Yale University, United States of America (USA).
2006- 2009 Grant No. 335/2006/A-HN/FF (Faculty of Philosophy-Charles University in Prague. Czech Republic). Scenes of the Royal Funerary Domains from the causeway of Sahura.
2014 Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI)
2002 Centennial Celebration of the Egyptian Museum Award (SCA)
2000 8th International Congress of Egyptologists Award (ICE VIII)
Professional International Conferences:
2017 “Recent discoveries from the Causeway of Sahura at Abusir”: in a workshop “The rise and development of the solar cult and architecture in Ancient Egypt”, held in Czech Academy of Science, December 15th 2017, Prague. Czech Republic.
2017 “Forgotten blocks from Abusir, Recent Discoveries”: in the conference “XI. Templetagung, The Discourse between Tomb and Temple”, held in Charles University, May 24th – May 27th 2017, Prague. Czech Republic.
2017 “Delta at the time of the Fifth Dynasty”: in the conference “Delta and Sinai 2. Current Research”, held The Department of Egyptian and Near Eastern Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, 29th September - 1st October, Kraków, Poland.
2015 "The Delta in the time of Sahura, new discoveries": in the conference of “The Geography and Economy of the Ancient Nile Delta" held in Würzburg Universität, "November 26th – November 29th 2015", Würzburg, Germany.
2015 "The Donation of the Royal Funerary Domains in the Old Kingdom": in the conference of "Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2015" held in Prague "June 22nd - June 27th 2015", Prague, Czech Republic.
2013 "Sahura Causeway- Rediscovered!": in the conference "The 64th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)", held in Cincinnati, "13th -21st April 2013", United State of America.
2012 "The Egyptian Expedition at Abusir: The Funerary Domains of Sahura: New Evidence": in the conference, "Altägyptische Geographie", held in Fribourg, "29th -30th November 2012", Switzerland.
2010 "New discoveries from Abusir": in the conference of "Abusir an Saqqara in the Year 2010" held in Prague "May 31st - June 4th 2010", Prague, Czech Republic.
2007 "Old kingdom Funerary domains: Question of dating!", in the conference, Chronology and Archaeology in Ancient Egypt, (The Third and the early Second Millennium B.C.), held in Prague (June 11-14, 2007), Prague (2008).
2006 "Site Management and Saving Our Heritage", Brno, Czech Republic, 5.7.2006- 10.7.2006.
2005 "Notes on the name of the Domain I3gt", in the conference „Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2005", held in Prague "June 27th - July 5th 2005", Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
2018-Present Member of the organizing committee of the 12th International Congress of Egyptology (ICE XII).
2017-2018 Head of the committee responsible for preparing Archaeological Atlas book for school pupils for the Egyptian Ministry of Education.
2017-2018 Member of the Scientific Publication committee of the Ministry of Antiquities.
2017-2018 Head of the committee responsible for supervising the training of inspectors at the ministry of Antiquities.
2016-2018 Member of the Foreign Exhibition committee at the Ministry of Antiquities.
2016-2018 Member of the High Committee of the Giza Plateau development project.
2009-present Member of the permanent committee of Egyptian, Islamic and Coptic Antiquities at Supreme Council of Antiquities.
2009-present Member of the Committee of Reviewing the work of the Archaeological Missions excavating in Egypt.
2009-2011 Coordinator of the High Committee of the Project of the Children Museum at Heliopolis
2004 Member of the permanent executive committee of Akhenaton Museum in Menia, Middle Egypt.
2002 Member of the Committee of Hidden Treasures Exhibit for the Centennial Celebration of the Egyptian Museum. Traveled throughout Egypt with a committee of 5 persons to select the artifacts for the exhibit. Consulted on the artifact display and renovations of the basement of the Egyptian Museum.
2000 Member of the organizing committee of the 8th International Congress.
Education Outreach and Lectures:
2018 Lecture, Recent discovery from the Causeway of Sahura at Abusir, The American Research Center in Egypt, January 10th 2018, Cairo. Egypt.
2016 Teaching Egyptology Seminars for school children at the Akademie für Innovative Bildung und Management (AIM), Heilbronn-Franken, Germany.
2015 Lecture, The Rediscovery of the Causeway of Sahura at Abusir, The Institut für Altertumswissenschaften, Lehrstuhl für altägyptische Kulturgeschichte in ptolemäisch-römischer Zeit, Universität Würzburg, Germany.
2015 Lecture, Ludwig Borchardt: The forgotten blocks from the Pyramid Complex of Sahura at Abusir, The Institut für Ägyptologie und Koptologie der Universität München, Germany.
2014 Lecture, The pyramid complex of Sahura: History of Exploration, The Institut für die Kulturen des Alten Orients (IANES) Abteilung für Ägyptologie, Universität Tübingen, Germany.
2014 Public Lecture, The Causeway of Sahura at Abusir-Rediscovered, Bagno di Romagna, Italy.
2013 Lecture in the Egypt Exploration Society, Recent Discoveries from the Causeway of Sahura at Abusir, The British Council, Agouza, Cairo.
2011 Lecture, The Funerary Domains of Sahura, New Evidence, The Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology. Heliopolis, Cairo.
2012 Public Lecture, Egyptian Cultural Heritage and the Egyptian Revolution. The Council on Middle East Studies the MacMillan Center, Yale University, USA
2012 Series of Lectures for the graduate and undergraduate students, New Discoveries from Abusir, Yale Egyptological institute, Yale University, USA
2011 Lecture for the Macedonian Archeologists, Funerary Furniture in Ancient Egypt, the Supreme Council of Antiquities.
2010 Teacher, Introduction to the Ancient Egyptian Art, the Supreme Council of Antiquities Adult Education Program.
2009 Teacher, Ancient Egyptian Economy, the Supreme Council of Antiquities Adult Education Program.
2008 Lecture, The Pyramids of Ancient Egypt, Cairo University, Faculty of Arts, Department of History.