Who Is She

Wafaa El Saddik
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Personal information

Former Director General of the Egyptian Museum
Wafaa El Saddik
1950

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Contact information / Work

The Egyptian Museum
Tahrir Square
11557
Cairo
Egypt

Education

PhD, Egyptology and Archaeology, University of Vienna, 1983
Post-BA study, Cairo University, 1972- 1974
BA, Egyptology and Archaeology, Cairo University, 1972

Competences

Arabic
English
French
German

Work history

Director General, Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Formerly.
Director General, Scientific Office, Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2003-2004
Director General, Exhibitions Abroad Dept., Supreme Council of Antiquities
President, Children's Alliance for Traditions and Social Engagement/ C.A.T.S. International
Die Katze mit der Goldenen Maske: illustrated book for children, (monograph in preparation).
“Heliopolis,” a chapter for a book in preparation to published in French, 2010.
Journey to Immortality. English and Arabic editions, Cairo: SCA 2006.
Twenty-sixth Dynasty Necropolis at Gizeh: An analysis of the Tomb of Thery and its Place in the development of Saite Funerary art and Architecture.
Beiträge zur Ägyptologie 5; Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Afrikanistik und Ägyptologie der Universität Wien 29. Vienna 1984 (an Arabic version, translated by Hassan Naser el- Dian was published in Cairo, 2007).

Awards

The Chinese Dedication Award for Cultural Exchange, 2009
Golden Dove of Peace medal, presented in Cairo by the German ambassador to Egypt, 2007
Medal in recognition of museological achievement, from the Panstwowe Archaeological Museum, Warsaw, 2007