Civiltà e Forme del Sapere
Mr. Yaser Mahmoud Hussein Abouzid received his BA in Egyptology from the Faculty of Arts, South Valley University, Sohag Egypt in 2000. He obtained his MA from Alexandria University in 2013, with a thesis is entitled “Private stelae from Abydos from the thirteen dynasty till the end of the second intermediate period, analytical study for scenes and texts.” He is currently working towards his Ph.D. on “The Local Cemeteries of Upper Egypt in the Proto- and Early Dynastic Period (3300-2700 bc): a New Cemetery at South Abydos within its Regional Context”.
Mr. Hussein began as an Antiquities Inspector with the SCA, based at Abydos, in 2000. In 2004 he became an Antiquities Inspector within the Head Section of the Information Center, SCA, Zamalek, Cairo. His work experience as an archaeologist is extensive. Mr. Hussein recently received an EES Centenary Award to continue his excavations in the Early Dynastic Cemetery at South Abydos, for which he has been the Field Director since 2008. Since 2016 he has been the Director of the newly created Ministry Department “Scientific Centre for Archaeological Training” (SCAT) in Upper Egypt, the goal of which is to provide and facilitate training in all areas of archaeological work for Egyptian Inspectors.
Yaser Mahmoud Hussein, A New Archaic Period Cemetery at South Abydos, in OLA 205 (2011), pp 269-28.
Yaser Mahmoud Hussein, The Brick Architecture of a New Tomb from the Early Dynastic Cemetery at South Abydos, in OLA 252 (2016), pp 299-308.
Yaser Mahmoud Hussein, New Extension of the Early Dynastic Cemetery at South Abydos, in OLA 260 (2017), pp 129-144.