Aglan Hassan

Main Areas of Research

Egyptian Archaeology, Archaeological fieldwork, Material culture, Theban Necropolis, Funerary archaeology, Digital documentation, site management


2014-2018 PhD in Egyptology, Institute of Archaeology, Berlin, Humboldt University, Germany

2015-2016 Courses in the Master Section Archeology and Cultural History of Northeastern Africa, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

2009-2012 Master in Egyptology, South Valley University Qina, Egypt .

2006 Pre-master studies in Egyptology, South Valley University Qina, Egypt

1995-1999 B.A. in Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Egyptology, South Valley University Qina, Egypt

Career History

Since 11/2023 PostDoc Researcher for the ERC DiverseNile Project, LMU Munich

2021-2022 PostDoc Fellowship, Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship, Basel, Switzerland

Since 2001 Egyptologist, archaeological illustrator, epigrapher & excavation director, Ministry of Tourism and Antiques (MTA), Egypt, on long leave since 2014


EXCAVATIONS FOR MTA (many seasons):

2009- to present (as field director)

  • Valley of the Nobles (Central Dra’ Abu el-Naga), West Bank, Luxor.

2012 (as field director)

  • The Avenue of Sphinxes (Luxor Temple)

2000-2004 (as recorder and epigrapher)

  • The Avenue of Sphinxes, between Karnak and Luxor temples.
  • Mut temple, Karnak
  • Temple of Ka-Mut-Ef of Tuthmosis III.
  • Area of Abu El-Goud.
  • Ring Road around Karnak Temples

Other excavations (example)

2018-2022 (as illustrator and epigrapher)

AWARDS (Selection)

  • 2015  Centenary Award by “Egypt Exploration Society” EES, London (1930 £)
  • 2014- 2018  PhD scholarship German Egyptian Research Long-term Scholarship (GERLS) by “German Academic Exchange Service” DAAD (Germany, Berlin)


Hassan Aglan, Objects Traveling to Central Dra‘ Abou el-Naga (CDAN), Prague Egyptological Studies, PES XXXII (2024), in prep.

Hassan Aglan, The reconstruction of the occupation and history development of the necropolis of that area of Central Dra‘ Abu el-Naga (CDAN), Boletín de la Asociación Española de Egiptología (BAEDE) 2022, in prep.

Hassan Aglan, Mummification Techniques during the Third Intermediate Period, Journal of the Hellenic Institute of Egyptology (JHIE) 4th, 2021, in prep.

Hassan Aglan, Royal Statue Fragments from Western Thebes”, The Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities/La Société pour l’Étude de l’Égypte Ancient (SSEA/SÉÉA) 48 forthcoming,

Hassan Aglan, Unknown Funerary cones From Central Dea ‚ Abou el-Naga (CDAN), Egitto e Vicino Oriente 45 (EVO 45) 2022, 73-81.

Hassan Aglan, The Geology of Central Dra‘ Abo el-Naga (CDAN) and its effect on the tombs design“, Revista de la Sociedad Uruguaya de Egiptología 39 (RSUE 39), 26-34.

Hassan Aglan, Hatshepsut and the Apis race. New quartzite relief fragments from Dra‘ Abu el-Naga”, Études et Travaux, No. XXXI, 2018, 17–26.

Hassan Aglan, 3D tombs modeling by simple tools, Classical Studies in a Digital Age: Egyptology, Papyrology and Beyond, Leipzig, November 4-6, 2015, Hassan Aglan, New lintel of a False Door of the overseer of the works of Amun, Revista Mundo Antigo in 2015-2 (December) issue.