Khaled El-Enany Ezz
Minister of Egyptian Antiquities Since 23 March 2016, Dr. Khaled El-Enany Ezz is also an internationally renowned scholar. Friend of France and French speaking with subtlety the language of Molière, he made his studies of Egyptology in France, University Paul-Valery Montpellier 3 where he obtained the degree of doctor in Egyptology (2001). Immediately appointed as a senior lecturer at the Tourism University of Helwan (2001-2006), he became an assistant professor then holder of the chair of Egyptology (2011), with many responsibilities in the training of students. In parallel, it has been for thirteen years associate researcher of the French Institute of Oriental Archeology of Cairo (IFAO). From 2007 to 2009, he co-directed the Egyptian-French excavations (Helwan and Montpellier Universities) of Atfih.
In 2014, he was entrusted with the direction of the new NMEC (National Museum of Egyptian Civilization), then, in 2015, that of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. That same year, the French Government awarded him the distinction of Chevalier of Arts and Letters.
His extensive bibliography highlights his main specialty, the study of royal titulatures and posthumous cults of the pharaohs.
Some bibliographic elements:
- The small temple of Abu Simbel. Paleography (PalHier 3), Cairo, 2007.
- "The Theban saint Montuhotep-Nebhepetrê", BIFAO 103 (2003), p. 167-190.
- "Some aspects of archaism in the titulatures of the kings of XXVIe dynasty ", in J.-Cl. Goyon - Chr. Cardin (ed.), Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of Egyptologists - Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of Egyptologists, Grenoble, 6-12 September 2004 (HELLO 150), Leuven, 2007, p. 535-544.
- "Fragment of an Apis stele mentioning King Téti (Cairo JE 40044), RdE 61 (2010), p. 77-89, pl. 1.
- "The Hierocephalic pharaoh Ramses II", in A. Gasse - Fr. Servajean - Chr. Thiers (ed.), And in Ægypto and ad Ægyptum, Compendium of studies dedicated to Jean-Claude Grenier (CENIM 5 / 2), Montpellier, 2012, p. 253-266.
- "The posthumous divinization of Sesostris III in Nubia", in Sesostris III. Pharaoh of legend, exhibition catalog at the Lille Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, 2014, p. 228-231.
See his biography and his bibliography on the website of the team Egypt Nilotic and Mediterranean - UMR 5140 - University Paul Valéry.