Prague Egyptological Studies (PES)

Prague Egyptological Studies (PES) is a bi-annual double-blind peer-reviewed English journal published by the Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, in Prague. The journal was published regularly since 2002 in Czech and starting from 2015 also in English. Newly since 2021, one volume is annually dedicated to the Third Millennium BC in Egypt, while the second issue covers all of ancient Egyptian and Nubian (Sudanese) prehistory and history, from the prehistory to Late Antiquity.


The journal accepts archaeological reports as well as original studies on any aspect of ancient Egyptian and Nubian material culture, religion, language and history, or the history of Egyptology and the reception of ancient Egypt in later periods. In addition, it welcomes primary studies focusing on the wider interdisciplinary scope of Egyptology, such as environmental archaeology, archaeozoology and archaeobotany, as well as new research in applied sciences. The journal also includes book reviews on recently published monographs in the above-mentioned fields.


The submission deadline for the next issues is:

  • PES XXX (2023): November 30, 2022
  • PES XXXI (2023) March 31, 2023
  • PES XXXII (2024): December 31, 2023


The journal has a website with all past and current articles available in open access.

ISSN 1214-3189 (Print)

ISSN 1801-3899 (Online)


Chair of the editorial board:

Editorial board:

  • Prof. Mgr. Miroslav Bárta, Ph.D. (Czech Institute of Egyptology, Charles University, Prague)
  • Prof. Peter Brand, Ph.D. (Department of History, University of Memphis)
  • Priv. Doz. Irene Forstner‑Müller, Ph.D. (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften – Zweigstelle Kairo)
  • Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter‑Christian Jánosi, Ph.D. (Institut für Ägyptologie, Universität Wien)
  • Prof. Martina Minas‑Nerpel, Ph.D. (Fachbereich III – Ägyptologie, Universität Trier)
  • Assoc. Prof. Jana Mynářová, Ph.D. (Institute of Comparative Linguistics, Charles University, Prague)
  • Adela Oppenheim, Ph.D. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
  • Prof. Stefan Pfeiffer, Ph.D. (Lehrstuhl für Alte Geschichte, Martin‑Luther‑Universität Halle‑Wittenberg)
  • Gabriele Pieke, Ph.D. (Reiss‑Engelhorn Museen, Mannheim)
  • Joanne Rowland, Ph.D. (School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh)
  • Troy L. Sagrillo, Ph.D. (Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology Department, Swansea University)
  • Hany El‑Tayeb, Ph.D. (Ministry of Antiquities, Saqqara Inspectorate, Egypt)


Executive editor
Marie Peterková Hlouchová, Ph.D.

Prague Egyptological Studies
Czech Institute of Egyptology
Charles University, Faculty of Arts
nám. Jana Palacha 2
116 38 Prague 1
Czech Republic

Submission of manuscripts

Manuscripts written in English should be submitted in electronic form in compliance with the guidelines for contributors. All submitted manuscripts will be subject to anonymous peer-review process by two independent specialists.

Guidelines for contributors and citation rules (updated on May 4, 2020)















Back issues of the journal on the website of the institute


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