The study of the ancient Egyptian metallurgy is a field with important potential of shedding light on ancient Egyptian economy and society in general. The earlier eras of the ancient Egyptian history were not studied sufficiently. Ancient Egyptian copper metallurgy has been focus of several projects, solved at the Czech Institute of Egyptology by their principal investigator, Mrg. Martin Odler. The results of the projects are currently being published.
- Grant Agency of the Charles University, project no. 38715: “Early copper metallurgy in Ancient Egypt – a case study of the material from Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Leipzig”
- Charles University in Prague from the Specific university research in 2015 and 2016, project „Cultural techniques: materiality, mediality and imagination“, subproject “Early copper metalurgy in Ancient Egypt – a case study of the material from Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien”
- Grant Agency of the Charles University, project no. 526 112: “Ancient Egyptian copper objects up to the end of Middle Kingdom”