Julian Posch

, MA

Doctoral Student


Telephone: +43 1 51581-6155

Location: Georg-Coch-Platz 2 | 1010 Vienna

Biographical sketch

Studies in Egyptology at the University of Vienna, receiving a Bachelor’s (2017) and a Master’s Degree (2019); Master thesis on “Die Gärten von Avaris”; 2016–2019 student employee within the project “A Puzzle in 4D”; 2018–2020 student employee within the project “Zentrum oder Peripherie? Der Friedhof von Turah in der kreativen Spannung der Staatsentstehung am Ende des 4. und dem Beginn des 3. Jahrtausends v. Chr. in Ägypten“; since February 2020 Praedoc at the ERC Starting Grant „Challenging Time(s): A New Approach to Written Sources for Ancient Egyptian Chronology” subproject 3 with focus on the First Intermediate Period, the Middle Kingdom and the Second Intermediate Period.

    Research Projects

    Research interests

    • Literary and figurative ostraca
    • Epigraphy
    • Middle Kingdom biographies
    • Prosopography
    • Ancient Egyptian history and chronology (esp. First Intermediate Period – Second Intermediate Period)



    Other Publication (1)