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Ahmed Mansour

Deputy Director, Calligraphy Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Areas of expertise

  • - Egyptology
  • - History of Writing

Major works

  • “The Crucial Role of E-learning in the Promotion of Egyptology: ‘Hieroglyphs: Step by Step Website’ as a Case Study”. The 11th Congress of Egyptologists-Florence 2015, under printing.
  • Turquoise in Ancient Egypt: Concept and Role, British Archaeological Reports (BAR 2602), 2014.
  • ‘The Birth of Writing in Ancient Egypt’, Scriptura Mundi, Rossen Milev,2014, 56-73.
  • ‘Writing: A Bridge of Civilization’ The Writing and Scripts Center of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Scriptura Mundi, Rossen Milev ,2014, 359-371.
  • 'The Digital Projects for Preserving the Cultural Heritage: An Implementation on the Digital Library of Inscriptions and Calligraphies’, _Bulletin Alexandria Archaeological Society,_2014.
  • ‘The Inscriptions of Serabit el-Khadim: Formulaic Approach’, _Abgadiyat _6 (2011).

About Me

Ahmed has a Masters and PhD degrees from Alexandria University. He is an Egyptologist and a researcher in the history and development of writings and scripts. One of his main interests is developing new technological tools to promote and enhance the learning of ancient languages and scripts. Ahmed Mansour has been the coordinator of the project “Journey of Writing in Egypt” that was part of the research projects of the Calligraphy Center. He is also the editor of Abgadiyat Journal, which specializes in publishing research about inscriptions and writing, and supervises the Center’s website “Learn Hieroglyphs: Step by Step”. In 2006, He received an award from the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development for the best translated book from French into Arabic histoire de l’écriture de l’idéogramme au multimédia.

Courses and Programs taught by Ahmed Mansour