Wafaa El Saddik
Who Is She
Former Director General of the Egyptian Museum
Wafaa El Saddik
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Contact information / Work
The Egyptian Museum
PhD, Egyptology and Archaeology, University of Vienna, 1983
Post-BA study, Cairo University, 1972- 1974
BA, Egyptology and Archaeology, Cairo University, 1972
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
Honorary office and memberships:
Member, the Permanent Committee of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2004
Member, the Supreme Council of Culture, 2004
Productions and works:
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).
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