Dr. Ilona Regulski


Research Associate (Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung)


Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung



Focus | Responsibilities | Projects

  • Research and curatorial responsabilities for the Egypt and Sudan collection (focus 1st Millennium BCE - 4th century CE)
  • Curatorial academic outreach, audience development and community engagement
  • Research focus: Developments in funerary culture and ritual narrative, text transmission, and Deep History
  • Reception of (ancient) Egyptian culture, history of collecting, and provenance research


Since 12/2023 Curator - Research staff at the Ägyptischen Museum und Papyrussammlung
2014-2023 Assistant Keeper - Curator Egyptian Written Culture at the British Museum, London
2011-2013 Research Fellow - Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the FU Berlin
2011 Visiting lecturer Egyptology at Yale University
2005-2010 Assistant Director at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo
2002-2004 Research Fellow at the Royal Museums of Art and History, Brussels
2001-2007 Ph.D. in Egyptology: 'A Palaeographic Study of Early Writing in Egypt', KULeuven (Belgium)
1999-2000 Egyptology and Coptology at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Voluntary study in MA Programme)
1999 Consultant at the Gallo-Roman Museum, Tongeren (Belgium)
1995-1999 BA & MA Near Eastern Studies/Egyptology at the University of Leuven/KULeuven (Belgium)


  • Since 2023: Member of the Editorial board of the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
  • Since 2018: Member of the Editorial board of the online Journal Rivista (Museo Egizio, Turin)
  • Since 2020: Reviewer at the Fund for Scientifc Research (FWO), Belgium
  • 2015-2019: Member of the Egypt Exploration Society Research committee


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