Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr.

Irene Forstner-Müller

Head Cairo Branch

Senior Research Associate


Telephone: +20 2 273 623 56

Location: 6A, Ismail Mohammed Street, Apt. 62 Zamalek | Cairo, Egypt

Biographical sketch

Degrees in Egyptology and a combination of classes from the University of Vienna. 1999 to 2002 researcher within the SCIEM-2000-project, collaborator in the project »Stratigraphié comparée«. 2001 to 2002 research assistant at the Department of Egyptology, stand-in for maternity leave. Since 2002, scientific employee at the OeAI Cairo Branch; since 2009, director of the Branch as well as director of the excavations in Tell el-Dab’a.

    Research Projects

    Research interests

    • Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate period
    • Landscape archaeology
    • Egypt and its relationship to the Near East in the 2nd millennium BCE
    • Egypt and its borders



    Journal Publication (30)

    Book/Monograph (3)

    Conference Contribution: Publication in Proceedings (13)

    Contribution in Collection (20)

    Editorship (1)

    Habilitation (1)