THE CURRENT SFE COMMITTEE

tallet stone 260x151 Mr Pierre Tallet, President

Graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and Associate of History, director of the Pharaonic Worlds laboratory (UMR 8167), Pierre Tallet holds the Chair of Egyptology at Paris-Sorbonne University. He directs the archaeological mission of Ifao / Paris-Sorbonne in South Sinai and that of Ouadi el-Jarf on the banks of the Red Sea, the fruit of a partnership between the University Paris-Sorbonne, the University of Assiut and Ifao. He was president ofe the SFE from 2009 to 2017 and is currently the one of AMeRS association.

Link : http://www.orient-mediterranee.com/spip.php?article1395

Recent publication :

- Papyrus of the Red Sea I. The "Merer's diary" (Jarf papyrus A and B), MIFAO 136, Cairo, 2017, 176 pages.

Lost Olivier.jpg Mr Olivier PerduVice President

An Egyptologist attached to the chair of Pharaonic Civilization at the Collège de France and a specialist in late Egypt, Olivier Perdu taught his specialty at the École du Louvre. He is currently completing the second volume of the Catalog of Late Private Statues of the Egyptian Department of the Louvre. In 2012, he was the general curator of the exhibition "The Twilight of the Pharaohs" at the Jacquemart-André Museum. With Laurent Coulon, he has just launched a database project concerning all late-stage private statuary.

Recent publication :

- Private statues from the end of Pharaonic Egypt (1069 BC-395 AD). Volume I - Men (Louvre Museum), Paris, 2012, 4 °, 477 pages.

Favry Nathalie Ms. Nathalie Favry, general secretary

An engineering engineer at the Egyptian Research Center of the Sorbonne (CRES), Nathalie Favry served as curator of the library of the French Institute of Oriental Archeology in Cairo from 2001 to 2005. She has been developing since 2007 a research program entitled "Corpus and Analyzes Prosopographiques in Ancient Egypt" (CAPÉA). She is also a member of the Franco-Egyptian mission of Tell el-Herr (North Sinai) since 1991 and co-publisher of the digital Egyptology journal NeHeT (whose articles are available for free on the SFE website).

Link : http://www.orient-mediterranee.com/spip.php?article1414

Recent publication :

- "The Transmission of Offices in the Middle Kingdom", in G. Miniaci and W. Grajetzki (eds.), The World of Egypt Middle Kingdom (2000-1550 BC) II, MKS 2, London, 2016, p. 117-131


gbizien Mr Gérard BizienTreasurer

Statutory auditor, chartered accountant and court expert at the Paris Court of Appeal, independent since 2007, Gérard Bizien has spent his entire career in the FIDUCIAIRE DE FRANCZ-KPMG firm. There he met Mr. Gabriel Boyer-Chammard, who communicated both his knowledge in the company and, as treasurer of the SFE, his taste for Egypt. After two cruises on the Nile, it is naturally that Gérard Bizien took, in 2009, the succession of Mr. Boyer-Chammard as treasurer of the SFE.

Coulon Laurent.jpg Mr. Laurent Coulon,

Former student of the ENS, Associate of Classics, former scientific member of Ifao, Mr. Laurent Coulon is director of studies at the School of Advanced Studies on the Chair "Religion of Ancient Egypt" and Director of the Wladimir Golenischeff Center (EPHE, PSL). He specializes in the study of the cult of Osiris in Ier millennium BC, relying for this on the archaeological and epigraphic work he leads in the temple of Karnak and other sites (Oxyrhynchos, Ayn Manawir), but also on the study of prosopographic corpus including the priests known by the Karnak Cachette.

Link : https://prosopo.ephe.fr/laurent-coulon

Recent publication :

- (ed.), The stash of Karnak. New perspectives on G. Legrain's discoveries, BdE 161, IFAO-Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt, 2016, 616 p.

Link : https://ephe.academia.edu/LaurentCoulon

marie claire cuvillier Ms. Marie-Claire Cuvillier

Member of the SFE since 1985, Marie-Claire Cuvillier was elected member of the Committee in 2001. She was also Corporate Secretary of the October 2001 Company at February 2010. She has since years trained in Egyptology by attending various courses at the Khufu Institute and the EPHE.

Ms. Marie-Claire Cuvillier was responsible for the publication of the BSFE from October 2001 to June 2015.

Forgeau Annie.jpg Ms. Annie Forgeau

An associate professor of history and geography, Ms. Annie Forgeau was Senior Lecturer (HDR) in Egyptology at Paris-Sorbonne University from 1978 to 2008. She has also been responsible for publications at the French Institute of Oriental Archeology in Cairo from 2008 to 2012.

Recent publication :

- Nectanebo. The last Egyptian dynasty, Cheops editions, Paris, (forthcoming 2018)


Francois-gourdon-w Mr François Gourdon

Since a first trip to Egypt in 1974, Mr. François Gourdon, doctor, has been interested in this country in all its aspects. Amateur photographer, he has built up over time an important diathèque. Many of his original and rare photographs are visible online on the SFE website, the Egyptian authorities having made this action possible by generously authorizing the shooting in some museums or tombs in principle prohibited to photography.

Gradel Coralie.jpg Ms. Coralie Gradel

Doctor of the University of Lille 3, specialist of Sudan and Nubia, Coralie Gradel was a researcher of the French Section of the Department of Antiquities of Sudan (UMIFRE 4 CNRS / MAE). She has participated in several French and European missions in Sudan and Egypt (Oasis of Kharga) and directs the French archaeological mission of the oasis of Selima (Sudan). She specialized in trade and the use of trans-Saharan roads in Ptolemaic and Roman times.

Link : https://univ-lille3.academia.edu/CoralieGRADEL

Recent publication :

- "Archeology at Selima Oasis, Northern Sudan. Recent research, Sudan & Nubia 9, 2015, 161-169.

facebook image Mrs Nathalie Kayser-Lienhard

Researcher at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, responsible for the library of the Egyptian Research Center of the Sorbonne (CRES), Ms. Nathalie Lienhard is currently studying the collection of antiquities from Egypt held at the Musée Rodin, in collaboration with Bénédicte Garnier: http://www.egypte.musee-rodin.fr/

Link : http://www.paris-sorbonne.fr/LIENHARD-Nathalie?lettre=l

Recent publication :

- "The unicorn ibex of the Rodin collection: the Rodin museum fragment Co.944 exposed in Arles", BSFE 195-196 (June-October 2016), p. 12-14.

Kunicki Christophe.jpg Mr Christophe Kunicki

Expert in Mediterranean archeology, Mr. Christophe Kunicki collaborates since 1997 with many auction houses Paris, regional and foreign. He has been entrusted with the dispersion of collections of Egyptologists such as those of Alexandre Varille (now at the Louvre Museum) and Jacques Jean Clère. In 2013, he allowed the national collections to complete Sabine's Shawl, until then dispersed between museums and private collection.

melanie-web Mrs. Mélanie Lelong-Sabattier

Holder of the Vandier 2013 scholarship of the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres, Ms. Melanie Lelong is currently preparing a doctoral thesis under the direction of Professor Pierre Tallet on "Women of the Egyptian social elite in the Middle Kingdom and the Second Intermediate period ". Member of the SFE since 2008, since January 2013 contributes to the influence of the Company via the website and management of the Facebook page of the SFE https://www.facebook.com/societe.francaise.egyptologie/?fref=ts

Recent publication :

- "Neferousobek or how to conceive the royalty in the feminine", Egypt Africa & Orient 69, March-May 2013, p. 47-54

Martinet Emilie.jpg MÉmilie Martinet, reading committee of the RdE

Holder of a doctorate in Egyptology from Paris-Sorbonne University, Ms. Émilie Martinet is a post-doctoral candidate LabEx ARCHIMEDE at Paul Valéry University Montpellier 3 since November 2015. She is actively involved in the VÉgA project (Vocabulary of the Ancient Egyptian: http://vega-vocabulaire-egyptien-ancien.fr/) while continuing his research on the administration in the Egyptian provinces to the Old Kingdom.

Link : http://archimede.cnrs.fr/index.php/component/content/article?id=477

Recent publication :

"The administrative structure of the 14ème nome of Upper Egypt and the development of the supra-provincial administration under the VIth Dynasty", BIFAO 115, 2016, p. 299-324.

Julie Masquelier Mrs. Julie Masquelier-Loorius

Research engineer at CNRS (UMR 8167 Orient & Mediterranean), Julie Masquelier-Loorius has participated in archaeological missions in the Theban region and Sinai. As an epigraphist, she completed the publication of a section of the temple of Amon-Re in Karnak and is also responsible for the study of Deir el-Medina doorframes and the metal weapons of Tell el-Herr.Link : http://www.orient-mediterranee.com/spip.php?article1404

Recent publication :

- Seti Ier and the beginning of the nineteenth dynastyFlammarion, 2013.

Meffre Raphaële.jpg Ms Raphaële Meffre

A doctor from Paris-Sorbonne University and a former resident of the Thiers Foundation (Institut de France / CNRS), Raphaële Meffre focused her research on the history of Egypt in the first millennium BC. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Paris-Sorbonne University - Louvre Museum and works on the collection of funeral servants. Moreover, since 2014, she participates in the epigraphic works of the French Mission of the Excavations of Tanis.Lien: http://www.orient-mediterranee.com/spip.php?article1443

Recent publication :

- From Heracleopolis to Hermopolis: The Middle Egypt during theThird Intermediate Period (XXI-XXIVth Dynasties), Paris, 2015.

Olette-Pelletier Jean-Guillaume.jpeg Mr. Jean-Guillaume Olette-Pelletier

Doctor in Egyptology from Paris-Sorbonne University, holder of a Bachelor in Communication / Marketing from the European Communication School, Mr. Jean-Guillaume Olette-Pelletier is a specialist in the god Min, from the First Intermediate Period to the end of the Second Intermediate Period. Member epigraphist of the French Mission excavations of Tanis since 2015 and holder of the Jacques Vandier 2017, he has been contributing for several years to the development of the French Society of Egyptology in its direct marketing and communication tools.

Link : http://www.orient-mediterranee.com/spip.php?article1456 "

Recent publication :

- "Unpublished meeting of two fragments of a stele from the end of the Middle Kingdom (Bodmer 20 and Rouen AEg.348)", Review of Egyptology 67, 2017, p. 55-76

Payraudeau Frédéric.jpg Mr Frederic Payraudeau, reading committee of the RdE

Doctor of Paris-Sorbonne University, Mr. Frederic Payraudeau is currently Senior Lecturer HDR at Paris-Sorbonne University (History of Art & Archeology). He is also deputy director of the French Tanis Excavation Mission and his research focuses on the political and social history of Egypt from the 1st millennium BC. AD (especially in Libyan times, Kushite and Saite, v. 1069-526 BC)

Link : https://www.orient-mediterranee.com/spip.php?article1442

Recent publication :

- Egypt and the Nile Valley. Volume III. The first millennium BC, New Clio Collection, PUF, Paris (forthcoming 2018)
patricia-Piacentini-web Ms. Patrizia Piacentini

Member of the SFE since 1991, Mrs. Patrizia Piacentini is professor of Egyptology at the University of Milan since 1993 and scientific head of the Library and Archives of Egyptology, which she founded in 1999 in the same university. Director of the Egyptian and Egyptian Documents Archives Libraries (EDAL), she is a member of the scientific committee of many journals and institutions, including the Michela Schiff-Giorgini Foundation. She is collaborating with the Egyptian Museum in Cairo for the study and publication of objects for the General Catalog.

Link : http://www.unimi.it/chiedove/cv/patrizia_piacentini.pdf

Recent publication :

Forming Material Egypt. Proceedings of the International Conference, London, 20-21 May, 2013, EDAL IV, Milano: Pontremoli Editore (with C. Orsenigo, S. Quirke), 2014

Rayer Thierry.jpg Mr Thierry Rayer

Passionate about art and history, Mr. Thierry Rayer has conducted throughout his life studies and personal research related to these two areas. Trained at Sciences Po Paris and the Orsay Museum in various disciplines (politics, history of religions, anthropology, science related to art ...), he has developed an original research method alongside Academician Louis Leprince Ringuet.

Link : http://brancusi.solutions/

Régen Isabelle.jpg Ms. Isabelle Régen, reading committee of the RdE

Doctor in Egyptology and former scientific member of the IFAO, Ms. Isabelle Régen is currently research engineer at the University Paul Valery - Montpellier 3 (UMR 5140 CNRS) and co-director of the French mission in the tomb of Padiaménopé (TT 33 West Thebes, late XXV-early XXVIth Dynasty). His research and publications focus on the funerary field (lexicography, rituals, texts).

Links: http://www.montpellier-egyptologie.fr/isabelle-regen

Recent publications :

https://univ-montp3.academia.edu/IsabelleR%C3%A9gen

Rondot-web Mr. Vincent Rondot

Director of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the Louvre Museum, Research Director at the CNRS, HDR, Epigraphist and Archaeologist, Mr. Vincent Rondot is now specialized in the study of theology and religious iconography in recent centuries paganism in Egypt and Sudan. Since 2000, he excavates with a Franco-Sudanese team the temple at Amon el-Hassa in the region of Meroe. His latest research focuses on the spread of Hellenism in the Nile Valley.

Recent publication :

- Last faces of the gods of Egypt. Iconographies, pantheons and cults in the Hellenized Fayum of the 2nd-3rd centuries AD, Pups-Louvre Museum editions, Paris, 2013.

Frederic-ROUFFET Mr. Frédéric Rouffet

Holder of a doctorate in Egyptology from the University Paul Valery-Montpellier 3, the research of Mr. Frédéric Rouffet focuses on the magical and medical texts of ancient Egypt and, more generally, on the daily life of the ancient Egyptians. He is co-founder and president of the start-up Arcanae (http://arcanae.fr/) which aims to promote the research and development of new digital technologies for the knowledge and valorization of ancient civilizations.

Recent publications :

- "The Egyptian magic ritual as a court image", in The just and the sacred: the territories of the fault in ancient Egypt, in Mesopotamia and in the Bible, Law & Cultures 71, 2016, p. 163-178.

Solery Jean-Pierre.jpg Mr. Jean-Pierre Solery

Holder of a Ph.D. in Crystallography from the Faculty of Sciences of Paris, Mr. Jean-Pierre Solery was a member of the Gan Insurance Company, in Paris and Bordeaux, in the fields of computer science, marketing , quality and management. He is currently CEO of the company 1NEWWEB, specializing in internet achievements. Always fascinated by Egyptology, he implements the current websites of the French Society of Egyptology.

clear-somaglino-web Ms. Claire Somaglino

Associate of history, former scientific member of Ifao, Ms. Claire Somaglino is currently a lecturer at the University Paris-Sorbonne. She also directs the archaeological mission of Ayn Soukhna, on the Gulf of Suez. Its research activities focus on the theme of management-perception of space (border areas and margin zones, toponymy).

Link : https://www.orient-mediterranee.com/spip.php?article1396

Recent publication :

- Describing, imagining, constructing space: Egyptian toponymy from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, Proceedings of the 30 symposiums November 2011 and 23-24 November 2012, RAPH 39, Cairo, 2016 (co-edited with S. Dhennin).

Widmer Ghislaine.jpg Ms. Ghislaine Widmer, reading committee of the RdE

Holder of a doctorate from the University of Geneva and a Master of Philosophy in Egyptology from the University of Oxford, Ms. Ghislaine Widmer is since 2007 Lecturer in Egyptology at the University Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3 ( HALMA-UMR 8164). His research interests include demotic cursive and late religious texts.

Link : http://halma.recherche.univ-lille3.fr/index.php/ghislaine-widmer

Recent publication :

- Resurrection of Osiris - Birth of Horus. The papyri Berlin P. 6750 and Berlin P. 8765, testimonies of the persistence of the priestly tradition in the Fayum during the Roman period, AOP 3, Berlin, 2015, 462 pages.