Anna-Latifa Mourad

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Studied Egyptology, Archaeology and Near Eastern history at Macquarie University (Australia). PhD on the rise of the Hyksos and Egyptian-Levantine relations. 2009–2016 research assistant at the Australian Centre for Egyptology, Macquarie University; with fieldwork at Saqqara and Beni Hassan, Egypt. 2011–2016 lecturer and tutor at Macquarie University; 2014 co-convenor at the University of New England; 2015–2016 convenor at the University of New South Wales. Since 2017, postdoctoral researcher for the OREA ERC The Enigma of the Hyksos at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), investigating multidirectional cultural interference.

Area of Specialisation

  • Hyksos Period in Egypt
  • cultural encounters between Egyptians and Near Easterners
  • Old and Middle Kingdom Egypt.





  • A.-L. Mourad, The Asiatic St.t and the St.tyw from the Early Dynastic Period to the Middle Kingdom, in: C. Biase-Dyson (ed.), The Cultural Manifestations of Religious Experience. Studies in Honour of Boyo G. Ockinga (Ägypten und Altes Testament, Ugarit Verlag: Münster, 2017).


  • A.-L. Mourad, ‘Architectural Features and Burial Apartments’, in N. Kanawati and L. Evans, Beni Hassan, vol. 3: The Tomb of Amenemhat (ACE Reports 40, Oxford, 2016).
  • A.-L. Mourad, ‘Architectural Features and Burial Apartments’, in M. Lashien, Beni Hassan, vol. 2: Two Old Kingdom Tombs (ACE Reports 39, Oxford, 2016).


  • L. Evans, N. Kanawati, M. Lashien, A.-L. Mourad and A. Senussi, The Cemetery of Meir, vol. 3, The Tomb of Niankhpepykem (ACE Reports 38, Oxford, 2015).
  • A.-L. Mourad, Rise of the Hyksos. Egypt and the Levant from the Middle Kingdom to the Early Second Intermediate Period (Archaeopress Egyptology 11, Oxford, 2015).
  • A.-L. Mourad, The Tomb of Ptahhotep I (ACE Reports 37, Oxford, 2015).


  • A.-L. Mourad, ‘The Procession of Asiatics’, in N. Kanawati and L. Evans, Beni Hassan, vol. 1, The Tomb of Khnumhotep II (ACE Reports 36, Oxford, 2014), 72-78.


  • A.-L. Mourad, ‘Asiatics and Abydos: From the Twelfth Dynasty to the Early Second Intermediate Period’, Bulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology 24 (2013), 31-58.
  • A.-L. Mourad, ‘Remarks on Sinuhe’s Qedem and Yaa’, GöttingerMiszellen 238 (2013), 69-84.


  • A. McFarlane and A.-L. Mourad (eds), Behind the Scenes: Daily Life in Old Kingdom Egypt (ACE Studies 10, Oxford, 2012).


  • A.-L. Mourad, ‘Siege Scenes of the Old Kingdom’, Bulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology 22 (2011), 135-158.