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Dr. Cäcilia Fluck


  • Curator (Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst)
  • Deputy Acting Head (Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst)


Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst



Focus | Responsibilities | Projects

  • Responsible for the Department Egypt and Nubia in Late Antiquity, the collection holdings of Byzantine Syria, North Africa and Ethiopia, and icons
  • Textiles from Egypt from Roman to Mamluk times
  • Research history of the Egyptian collection in the Museum für Byzantinische Kunst
  • Reception of Late Antique Art and Everyday Culture from the 19th Century onwards


Since 05/2010 Curator at the Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst
2007 until 2012 Research collaborator in the multinational project "Dress ID: Clothing and Identities. New perspectives on textiles in the Roman Empire" (funded by the EU Commission); head of the study group "Gender and Age“ (with Manel García)
2005 until 2006 Research contract with the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität (WWU) Münster, project: Dolls and amulets from Roman to Fatimid times in the Gayer-Anderson Museum, Cairo
Since 2004 Editor of the biennial proceedings of the international research group "Textiles from the Nile Valley" (biennial)
2002 until 2004 Research contract with the WWU Münster, project: Carl Schmidt‘s acquisitions for the Staatliche Museen, Berlin
1999 until 2000 Research contract with the Gustav-Lübcke-Museum Hamm, project: Editing of Late Antique and Islamic textiles (published 2004)
1997 until 2010 Freelance work for various museums, collections, teaching institutes and publishers
1996 Co-founder and organiser of the international research group "Textiles from the Nile Valley“
1993 until 1996 Research associate at the Museum für Spätantike und Byzantinische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin: DFG project "Late Antiquity and Coptic Textiles" (scientific catalogue, published 2000)
1991 until 1992 Research assistant at the Department of Ancient History and the Department of Egyptology and Coptology at the WWU Münster
1991 PhD at the WWU Münster (published 1992)

Staff of the Museumsinsel Berlin

Here, the employees of the different branches of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin introduce themselves, providing some information about their professional backgrounds and their main areas of work.