About Me

Hassan R. Aglan


Egyptologist, Archaeological Illustrator and Epigrapher, Site Management Planer; Field Director

Ministry of Antiquities (MoA), LUXOR. 2001.

PhD Candidate, Humboldt University in Berlin

Faculty of Cultural, social and Education Science, Institute of Archaeology


  • Participate in Archaeological sites documentation.
  • Participate in illustration, facsimile, epigraphy and digital epigraphy projects.
  • Participate in prepare a site management plan for archaeological sites.

2010-2012: Participate the team of Scientific Research Administrator in Luxor, West Bank. Which aiming with record and republish the objects in the storages and the monuments in West BankLuxor

2009-2010: Director of Carter House Museum in West Bank – Luxor- Egypt.

General place of work:

Egypt: Luxor (West bank, East bank), Abydous, Asuit, Mitaria and Giza.


2018: PhD in Egyptology, Cultural, social and Faculty Education Science Institute of Archaeology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Titled by:

“Recently discovered 18th Dynasty Tombs at central Dra’ Abu el-Naga:

A study of the tomb architecture, cemetery structure and burial customs “

supervision by Prof. Dr. Frank Kammerzell and Prof. Dr.Julia Budka

2015-2016: Courses in the Master Section Archeology and Cultural History of Northeastern Africa, HU, Berlin :

  • 2016:Management und Präsentation archäologischer (Welterbe-)Orte im Sudan
  • 2016:Current Archaeologies of Sudan: from the Palaeolithic to the Contemporary Past
  • 2015: Einführung in die Sudanarchäologie (partly attand)
  • 2015:Colloquium für Examenskandidat(inn)en und Doktorand(inn)en.
  • 2015:Theben-West: Topographie einer Nekropole.

2012: Master in Egyptology, South Valley University, Qina. Egypt. Titled by:

Artistic and Architecture Values of the Private Monuments in the Reign of Ramisses III”

2006: pre master studies in Egyptology, South Valley University, Qina, Egypt.

1999: B.A. in Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Egyptology Section, South Valley University, Qina, Egypt, Grade: Good


FIELD SUPERVISOR and TEACHER (Manual and Digital Epigraphy):

2017-2018: TT 110 Epigraphy and Research Field School (ERFS), directed by Dr. JJ Shirley, beside design the training program, headed by JJ Shirley, Luxor.

2013: Trainer in “Objects, Hand Drawing and Digital Epigraphy Essential” Held by EES Egypt (Egypt Exploration Society).

2011: Supervisor of illustration team in Memphis Beginning Field School, held by MOA, ARCE and AERA (Ancient Egypt Research Associates) in Saqqara.

2011: Supervisor of illustration team in Study Season Field School held in Luxor Temple and Karnak Temples – Luxor supervision by MOA, ARCE and AERA.

: Learning the students digital drawing principals of objects, pottery shards, and epigraphy. 

2010: Supervisor of illustration team in Salvage Archaeological Field School held in Luxor Temple – Luxor supervision by MOA, ARCE and AERA .

: teaching the students drawing principals of objects, pottery shards and epigraphy.

FIELD SUPERVISOR and TEACHER (Site Management Planning):

2012: Trainer in the Site Management Training Program, “Enhancing the Value of Saqqara Archaeological Site” held by EQI (Environmental Quality International), AFD (Agence Francais Development) and MOA, in Saqqara.

2012: Prepared scientific material for the Site Management Training Program, “Enhancing the Value of Saqqara Archaeological Site”,

EXCAVATIONS FOR MoA (many seasons):


The Avenue of Sphinxes (Luxor Temple)


  • Valley of the Nobles (Central Dra’ Abu el-Naga), West Bank, Luxor.
    • Field director, responsible for illustration, recording, supervision and reporting. 


  • The Avenue of Sphinxes, between Karnak and Luxor temples.
  • Mut temple, Karnak
  • Temple of Ka-Mut-Ef of Tuthmosis III.
  • Area of Abu El-Goud.
  • Ring Road around Karnak Temples.
    • Responsible for recording and epigraphy.


2019 : LMU “Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München”, headed by Julia Budka,  As Egyptologist, campaign 2019.

2018: LMU, headed by Julia Budka,  Digitization of the original documentation of the Anch Hor project, campaign 2018.

2018: BFAD, Heyse Company, Würsburg project, as Archaeologist. I participated in all the archaeological and documentations activities

2013: AERA, dealing with drawing using Illustrator systems, beside as a draftsman and Illustrator, as a part of preparing for publication.

2012-2013: New York University Ramsis II Temple Digital Epigraphy Project, Headed by Dr. Sameh Iskander, The work involved computer corrections of collated certain line drawings of the temple inscriptions.

2011: involved withdigital drawing sections and plans of GPMP Khentkawes Town for publication.

2011: AERA, dealing with drawing and digitizing by using GIS and Illustrator systems, beside as a draftsman and Illustrator.

2009: Australian Archaeological Institute Mission in Assasseif, directed by Manferd Bietak. As a draftsman.

2009: Johns Hopkins University for TT 92 in West Bank in Luxor directed by Dr. Betsy Bryan. As a part of epigraphy team.

2009: German archeological project for Aminhotep III temple in West Bank in Luxor directed by Dr. Hourig Sourouzian, dealing with data update (very short term).

2009: PreparedKhaled ebn El-Waleed Garden plans using graphic programs for the ARCE mission publication.

2008: Responsible for IT in the Field School of ARCE, in Luxor (Khaled ebn El-Waleed Garden), besides making data structure report for the final report and data archive.

2007: Implementation of Site Management Plan of Medinet Habu Temple, Luxor, under the ARCE supervision.

2007: Taking GPS points for all the registered sites in Luxor within the Egyptian Antiquities Information System Project (Finnish Egyptian project at the MOA).

2004-2006: Italian archeological project for Milano Museum in Luxor directed by Dr. Francesco Tiradritti, Dealing with data update and excavations supervision.

2004-2005: Creation of the Arabic version for the web site www.harwa.it for Italian Mission in Assassif (Luxor), and responsible to make update for it.


2016: “Altertumswissenschaften in a Digital Age: Egyptology, Papyrology and Beyond”, Leipzig, November 4-6. Titled by “3D tombs modeling by simple tools”

2016: “New lintel of a False Door of the overseer of the works of Amun”, Revista Mundo Antigo in 2016 (April) issue.

2018: “Hatshepsut and  the Apis race. New quartzite relief fragments from Dra’ Abu el-Naga”, Études et Travaux, Number XXXI, 2018.


2017: AADAAD Lange Nacht der Ideen” Berlin, 12. Mai 2017, titled by Recently discovered 18th Dynasty Tombs at central Dra’ Abu el-Naga, Luxor, Egypt

2016: “Neue Forschungen zur ägyptischen Kultur und Geschichte”, Berlin, December 08, 2016, titled with “New aspects from Central Dra’ Abu el-Naga”

2016: Current British Archaeology in Egypt 2016, London, titled by “Documentation of the recently discovered tombs in Central Dra’ Abou El-Nage – West Bank – Luxor”, London, July 9-10.

2015: “Altertumswissenschaften in a Digital Age: Egyptology, Papyrology and Beyond”, Leipzig, November 4-6. Titled by “3D tombs modeling by simple tools”.

2011: Gave a lecture in “The Annual Scientific Meeting for Egyptian Egyptologists”, MOA (Ministry of States for Antiquates), ElZamalek.

2005: Participate in roundtable discussions in EAIS (Egyptian Antiquities of Information System) project workshop; The Annual Archeologists Forum for the Management and Protection of the historical Heritage and the Application of the GIS within the EAIS project:

  • EAIS is a joint venture between the Supreme Council of Antiquities and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs aiming to increase the ability of the MOA to protect and manage Egyptian archaeological sites using advanced technologies (GIS).


2010: Had a training in Crisis and Risks Management in the archeological sites Course held by “Egyptian National Association for Relief and Disaster” MOA in Zamalek.

2009: Had a training in data base and network IT in Egyptian Museum (Egypt) at RCMDD (Registration, Collections Management & Documentation department).

2009: Had a training in “Total Station Data Analysis, reporting data analysis and monuments deformation monitoring class” by ARCE at Karank Temples.

2009: How to deal with intrusions on the archeological sites, Course by MOA in Zamalek.

2008: IT essential from communication ministry and CISCO in (Egypt, Luxor).

2006: Course in Site Management Planning for Medinet Habu (Egypt, Luxor), within ARCE (4 months, 620 Hours)

  • The dairy the weekly report and the final report were in English.
  • Work closely with the team as a team work.
  • Learned how to deal with local community and Stakeholders.
  • Sharing the team how to put a plan and proposal according to available possibilities and the existing situation and analyze it.

2005: GIS (Geographic Information Systems), at EAIS project, MOA ZAMALEK.

learned how to digital analyze data.

2005: Introduction in MS Access course at El-Reiad Center (Luxor).

1991: Dos and Basic systems.

Field Schools:

2010: Giza Analysis and Publication Field School, ARCE and AERA, in Giza.

In which I was one of illustration team

This course had teach how to deal with drawing by using computer’s program to prepare it for publication.

2009: Advanced Field School, AERA, in Giza, illustration section:

This course had teach how to draw all types of archaeological materials like ceramics, objects, epigraphy, wall reliefs, and also site plans and sections. I also learned how to use prepare

          Supervisor: the Archaeological illustrator William Schenck 

          Grade: distinguish

2008: Beginning Field School, ARCE and AERA, in Luxor (Khaled ebn El-Waleed Garden).

Which I had in it more reporting skills.