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Hana Vymazalová graduated in Egyptology and Logic at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, acquired her PhD in Egyptology in 2005 and since 2016 is an Associate Professor of Egyptology. She specializes on the economy of the Old Kingdom royal funerary complexes. She also studies ancient Egyptian science, especially mathematics and medicine of the ancient Egyptians. She participates in the international project of the Old Hieratic Palaeography (in cooperation with Institut français d’archéologie orientale du Caire). Since 2006 she participates in the Czech archaeological excavation in Abusir and since 2015 she is a member of the Egyptian mission in south Saqqara. In addition to that, she gives lectures for students of Egyptology. She is member of The International Association of Egyptologists (IAE).
Education, Grants and Fellowships
- 1996-2001: M.A. in Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague (M.A. thesis: Solutions of mathematical problems in Egyptian Texts / Řešení matematických problémů v egyptských textech)
- 1998-2001: M.A. in Logic, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague
- 2001-2005: Ph.D. in Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague (doctoral dissertation: The accounting documents from the papyrus archive of Neferre and their specific terminology)
- 2016: Associate Professor of Egyptology (The administration and economy of the pyramid complexes and royal funerary cults in the Old Kingdom)
- 2000–2001: governmental scholarship at the Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University (Egypt)
- 2003: scholarship at Archäologisches Institut, Universität Hamburg (Germany)
- 2004: scholarship of The Robert Anderson Research Charitable Trust, London (UK)
- 2004–2005: UNESCO Fellowship Programme in Support of Priority Programme Areas 2004–2005, cooperation with Institut français d’archéologie orientale du Caire (Egypt)
- 2006: scholarship at Archäologisches Institut, Universität Hamburg (Germany)
- 2008-2009: fellowship of Institut français d’archéologie orientale du Caire (Egypt)
- Eugen Strouhal – Břetislav Vachala – Hana Vymazalová, Medicine of the Ancient Egyptians I, Cairo – New York 2014.
- Hana Vymazalová – Vassil Dobrev – Miroslav Verner, Old Hieratic Palaeography I. The Builders‘ Inscriptions and Mason’s Marks from Saqqara and Abusir, Prague 2011.
- Hana Vymazalová et al., Abusir XXII. The Tomb of Kaiemtjenenet (AS 38) and the Surrouding Structures AS 57–60, Prague 2011.
- Hana Vymazalová – Filip Coppens, Moudrost svitků boha Thovta. Vědecké poznání za vlády faraonů, Praha 2011.
- Paule Posener–Kriéger – Miroslav Verner – Hana Vymazalová, Abusir X. The Pyramid Complex of Raneferef. The Papyrus Archive, Prague 2006.
- and M. Megahed, “The south-Saqqara circumcision scene: a fragment of an Old Kingdom birth-legend? In F. Coppens, J. Janák, H. Vymazalová, eds., Symposium zur ägyptischen Königsideologie: Royal versus Divine Authority. Acquisition, Legitimization and Renewal of Power, KSGH 4,4, Wiesbaden 2015, 275–287.
- “The royal cult in the pyramid temples and the sun temples in Abusir”, In N. Strudwick, H. Strudwick: Old Kingdom: New Perspectives. Egyptian Art and Archaeology 2750–2150 BC, Oxbow 2011, 295-303.
- and F. Coppens, “Statues and Rituals for Khentkaus II. A Reconsideration of Some Papyrus Fragments from the Queen’s Funerary Complex”, In M. Bárta, F. Coppens, eds., Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2010 vol. II, Prague 2011, 335-350.
- and J. Janák, F. Coppens, “The Fifth Dynasty ‘sun temples’ in a broader context”, In M. Bárta, F. Coppens, eds., Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2010 vol. I, Prague 2011, 430-442.
- and Filip Coppens, “Long Live the King! Notes on the Renewal of Divine Kingship in the Temple”, in L. Bareš – F. Coppens – K. Smoláriková (eds.), Social and Religious Development of Egypt in the First Millennium BCE, Prague 2010, 73-102.