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Věra Nováková graduated in Egyptology, Archive Studies and Auxiliary Historical Sciences at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. She currently continues with the doctoral study in Egyptology (dissertation thesis: Complexity of Ancient Egyptian Society during the First to Sixth Dynasty Based on Written Sources). She specializes in ancient Egyptian material culture, focusing on the Old Kingdom stone sarcophagi, reed coffins and pottery in its socio-economical context, but also on ancient Egyptian society and administration (topics related to household studies, patronage, etc.). Since 2018 she has participated in the archaeological excavations in Egypt and collaborates on the digital Archive of the Czech Institute of Egyptology.
Since 2012 – doctoral studies in Egyptology at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague
2006–2012 – master studies in Egyptology, Archive Studies and Auxiliary Historical Sciences at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague
2023–2025 – researcher in GAČR project 23-04989S “Ancient Egyptian Burial Containers of the Old Kingdom and First Intermediate Period. Evolution, Contextualisation and Significance” (main researcher M. Hlouchová).
2015–2017 – researcher in internal grant of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague no. 114815 (Bardoňová, M. – Nováková, V.): Was the Patronage basis of the Old and Middle-Kingdom social structure and economic relations?
2010–2012 – participation on the creation of the database of Early Dynastic material evidence within internal grant of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague no. 53310 – Elitní společnost starověkého Egypta v 1. – 3. dynastii (Ancient Egyptian elite society from the First to Third dynasty)
Updated on January 5, 2023