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The Athribis Project


The Athribis Project is an archaeological and philological research project located at the Department of Egyptology, Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Studies – IANES, Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen. It is realized in cooperation with the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities as well as various scientific research institutions and freelance researchers from Germany, Poland, England, and France. The project’s main goal is the archaeological exploration of the ancient town of Athribis in Upper Egypt, whose history reaches from the 4th century BC to the 11th century AD. The focus of the project’s research is the large Ptolemaic-Roman temple dedicated to Min and Repit.

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