Émilie MartinetPhD in Egyptology Paris-Sorbonne University


Émilie Martinet holds a MA in History and Egyptology and a PhD in Egyptology (2013) from the Paris-Sorbonne University. She is associate researcher of the CNRS-UMR 8167 (Paris-Sorbonne University) and UMR 5140 (Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 University). She has worked as a postdoctoral researcher for the digital dictionary of Ancient Egyptian VEgA at the Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 University (2015-2018). She is currently working on the scientific archives of Raymond Weill which are kept at the Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 University.

She is a specialist in administrative and social history of Egypt in the Third Millennium BCE. In her PhD thesis, she provides an innovative and complete analysis of the provincial administrative structures in the Egyptian Old Kingdom (2700-2160 BCE) based on a critical study of sources and building on a database containing about 1500 titled individuals. She has been awarded the "Jacques Vandier Prize" by the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (Paris, 2015) in order to help her to publish her PhD thesis.

Émilie has contributed to multiple international conferences (Prague, Würzburg, Milano, Reims) and university seminars (Paris, Lyon). She has published several articles and two monographs, including her PhD thesis (L'Administration provinciale sous l'Ancien Empire égyptien, Probleme der Ägyptologie 38, Leiden-Boston, 2019, 2 vol.). She is also member of the Revue d'Égyptologie's scientific committee.