Annik Wüthrich

Postdoctoral Fellow


Telephone: +43 1 51581-6161

Location: Georg-Coch-Platz 2 | 1010 Vienna

Biographical sketch

Studies in Egyptology and as minors French Literature and History of Religions at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). Graduation to a “Licence es lettres” with a thesis on the chapter 175 of the Book of the Dead. DEA (Diplôme d’études approfondies, 2001) in Paris and PhD studies in Egyptology at the University of Geneva with a PhD dissertation on the supplementary chapters of the Book of the Dead 162-167Pleyte (2001–2007). 2005–2009 Teaching Assistant and Lecturer for Egyptology at the University of Geneva, 2009–2011 Researcher at the Book of the Dead Project at the University of Bonn, 2011–2018 Teaching assistant and researcher for Egyptology at the Universities of Tübingen and Münster (Germany). 2005 recipient of a Swiss National Science Foundation-Fellowship for young researcher based in Bonn and Paris with a project on the chapters 162–167Pleyte of the Book of the Dead. Since 2018 Postdoc Researcher at the ERC Starting Grants “Challenging Time(s): A New Approach to Written Sources for Ancient Egyptian Chronology”.

    Research Projects

    Research interests

    • Funerary literature and Egyptian religion
    • History and chronology of the 1st mill. BC.
    • Egyptian philology
    • Hieratic