KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology

Archaelogical dig Unpacking the sarcophagus Archaelogical dig Scanning the sarcophgus


Research conducted in the KNH Centre concentrates on the use of biomedical science to enhance our understanding of the peoples and societies of ancient Egypt and Nubia.

Our Partners

Egyptology Online: online certificate, diploma and short courses in Egyptology, run from the Faculty of Life Sciences.

Egyptology at The Manchester Museum:

Ancient Worlds

Egypt at the Manchester Museum

Manchester Archaeological Science Network:

Manchester Archaeological Science

Our focus

The Centre's research covers a range of questions concerning ancient animal and human remains. Some examples include:

The Perth Mummy Project

The Ancient Egyptian Animal Bio Bank Project

Our events...

Saturday 10th May 2014

The Archaeology of Animals in Ancient Egypt

See: Events for more details

Monday/Tuesday 14th/15th July 2014.

"The History of Disease: Evidence from Ancient Egypt and Beyond".

See Events for more details.