Johannes Auenmüller, born in 1979, studied Classical Philology and Ancient History at the TU Dresden before studying Egyptology, Classical Archeology and Prehistory at the Freie Universität Berlin. 2008 he wrote his master thesis, which focused on a sociological and iconographic analysis of Ancient Egyptian tomb scenes of the Old Kingdom (ca. 2600 – 2180 B.C.), examinig the representations of postures, actions, gender-related issues and body-related iconographic details of the depicted people under a strict sociological perspective. In July 2008 he recieved his Magister artium degree. At the moment he is writing his doctoral thesis on the territoriality of the Egyptian Elites of New Kingdom Egypt (ca. 1550-1069 B.C.), which incorporates sociological, social-geographic, psychological and ethnological perspectives on space and knowledge.
- Nov 03, 2010TalkPart of: Village Egypt – Continuity and Change in Regional Milieus in Egypt from the Neolithic down to the Reforms of Muhammad AliSpeaker