Subject-related web resources

The following links to authoritative online resources are related to the study of Coptology, Egyptology, Papyrology and Sudanology. They are freely available on the internet. Some links take you to invisible web sites which are excluded from general-purpose search engines and web directories.

By following any of these links you will be leaving the British Museum web site. Please note that the Museum does not take responsibility for any information contained on these external sites.

General resources



Al-Ahram Weekly

Archaeological Resource

Egypt Today

Egyptology Resources

British Egyptological Societies Directory

Egyptologists' Electronic Forum

Luxor News

Oriental Institute News & Notes

Theban Mapping Project : Becoming an Egyptologist


Databases and e-resources

ABZU : "Abzu is a guide to networked open access data relevant to the study and public presentation of the Ancient Near East and the Ancient Mediterranean world"

AWOL (Ancient World Online)

British Museum Collection Online

British Museum Studies in Ancient Egypt and Sudan

Cachette de Karnak

Centre Franco-Égyptien d’Étude des Tempels de Karnak (CFEETK)

Codex Sinaiticus

Database of Early Dynastic inscriptions

The Deir el-Medina Database

Digital Egypt for Universities (Petrie Museum, London)

The Digital Topographical Bibliography

The Giza Archives

Griffith Institute Archive

Manar al-Athar


Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

Online Egyptological Bibliography

Osirisnet (Tombs of Ancient Egypt)

ORA (Oxford University Research Archive)

PalArch's Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology

Propylaeum Ägyptologie

Propylaeum DOK

Prosopographia Ptolemaica

Thesaurus Linguae Aegyptiae 

Thotweb égyptologie

UCL Discovery

UEE (UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology)

Coptology, Coptic Egypt and Papyrology

The Alpha (former Coptic Orthodox Electronic Publishing)

The Coptic Network

The Christian Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt

The Duke Data Bank of Documentary Papyri (DDbDP)

International Association for Coptic Studies

The Duke Data Bank of Documentary Papyri (DDBDP)


The St. Pachomius Library

The St. Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae



Dotawo Journal of Nubian Studies

Durham University Sudan Archive

Heinrich-Barth-Institut Köln

Humboldt University Nubian Expedition

International Society for Nubian Studies

Mission Archéologique Suisse au Soudan

Section Française de la direction des antiquités de Soudan (SFDAS)

Sudan Open Archive

Sudan Archaeological Research Society (SARS)

Sudanarchäologische Gesellschaft zu Berlin e.V.