Dr. Johannes Auenmüller

Johannes Auenmüller studied Egyptology, Classical Archaeology and Prehistoric Archaeology at Free University Berlin and completed his doctoral studies funded by the Berlin Cluster of Excellence TOPOI with a dissertation about the territoriality and space-related identity of the Egyptian New Kingdom elite. He then conducted archaeological and archaeometric research on a unique ensemble of Late Period casting moulds for producing figurative bronzes at the Egyptian Museum of Bonn University. Since April 2015, he is Research Associate at the Institute of Egyptology and Coptology of Münster University. In the context of his employment within the ERC Starting Grant project AcrossBorders at LMU Munich, he is working on the New Kingdom prosopography of Sai Island and environs. His current archaeological work focuses on metalworking at Amara West (Sudan) as member of the research project of the British Museum London.

His key publications are Die Territorialität der ägyptischen Elite(n) des Neuen Reiches (PhD thesis, Berlin 2015, access here:“http://www.diss.fu-berlin.de/diss/receive/FUDISS_thesis_000000099252”) and contributions to the exhibition catalogue Gegossene Götter – Metallhandwerk und Massenproduktion im Alten Ägypten, Rahden/Westf. 2014 (edited by M. Fitzenreiter, Chr.E. Loeben, D. Raue and U. Wallenstein).


Books by Johannes Auenmüller

From Microcosm to Macrocosm

Individual households and cities in Ancient Egypt and Nubia

Edited by Julia Budka & Johannes Auenmüller | 2018

As reflected in the title “From Microcosm to Macrocosm: Individual households and cities in Ancient Egypt and Nubia”, both a micro-approach introducing microhistories of individual...








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