Yossra Ibrahim, Archaeologist & Egyptologist

Yossra is an Egyptologist, specialising in archaeoastronomy. She received her B.A. majoring in Egyptology and minoring in Entrepreneurship and History from the American University in Cairo (AUC) and a Master’s Degree from Durham University. She is interested in several topics such as Moral and societal change in the Ramesside period, art and iconography, workshops, wood industry, medical practices and ancient restoration of monuments. Her main area of interest is astronomical activity in the Ancient Egyptian society; particularly astronomical texts and depictions in relation to kingship and cult as well as the relation of astronomy to religion. Yossra just started a doctorate in Egyptology and got appointed as a research associate at Johannes Gutenberg university