Simon Thuault is a research associate at the Department of Civilization and Forms of Knowledge in the project “PROCESS – Pharaonic Rescission: Objects as Crucibles of Ancient Egyptian Societies” directed by Professor Gianluca Miniaci. In 2017 he obtained a doctorate at the Paul Valéry Montpellier 3 University, and he gained a research grant at the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, completing a two years postdoc (2019-2021) at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Since 2021 he has participated at the archaeological mission “The Ramesses III (KV 11) Publication and Conservation Project”, taking care of the decorations and inscriptions on ceiling of the burial chamber. His publications focus on linguistics, philology and on the study of Egyptian texts from Old Kingdom to the end of the New Kingdom, both in hieroglyphs and hieratic. He has a YouTube channel, “Le Phare à On” (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAGS6NZLc6IgKawROgYG3oA), where he posts videos about Egyptian archaeology and history for the French-speaking community.