Mamdouh Mohamed ELDAMATY
- Professor of Egyptology in the Dept. of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University,
- Chairman of the Archaeology Sector Committee of the Supreme Council of Universities,
- Head of the excavation mission at El-Matarya (Ancient Heliopolis) - Cairo,
and Former Minister of Antiquities
Awards and Honors:
- Legion of Honor "Cavalier" from the Italian Government (Oct. 10. 2004).
- State Award for Excellence in Social Sciences (Jun. 21. 2010)
- Gold Medal of Charles University in Prague (Jun. 22. 2015)
- Award of Appreciation in Social Sciences of Ain Shams University (May 28. 2018)
Study and Degrees:
- Bachelor of Egyptology, from the Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University, in May 1983.
- M.A. in Egyptology, from the Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University, in April 1989.
- Doctor of Philosophy (Egyptology), from Trier University, Germany, in
Academic Positions held:
- Professor of Egyptology in the Dept. of Archaeology, faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University (Aug. 21. 2006 to date).
- Chairman of the Department of Archaeology in the Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University (Sep. 12. 2006 - Sep. 12. 2009).
- Director of Centre for Research, Counseling and Training, Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University (Oct. 15. 2008 - Oct. 13. 2009).
- Director of Open Learning Center, Ain Shams University (Mar. 22. 2009 - Nov. 15. 2009).
- Dean of the faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University (Sep. 13. 2009 - May 14. 2011)
Non-academic Positions held:
- Minister of Antiquities of Egypt (Jun. 17. 2014 - Mar. 23. 2016).
- Cultural Counsellor and Director of the Office of Educational Mission in the Egyptian Embassy in Germany, and supervisor of the Educational mission in the Netherlands, Poland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway (May. 15. 2011 - Jun. 16. 2014).
- Director General of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and Supervisor of the abroad exhibitions in SCA. (Feb. 01. 2001 - Jan. 31. 2004).
Ten books and 28 scientific research papers in international and local scientific journals