Kristina Hülk

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Institut für Archäologie

Kristina Hülk is a research assistant and PhD student in the project B03 “Register knowledge in Ancient Egypt”. She studied Northeast African Archaeology and Cultural Studies as well as Art History at Humboldt University Berlin. Her main research interests include the morphology, syntax and semantics of the hieroglyphic-Egyptian language, the history and archaeology of Northern Sudan as well as Semiotics and multimodal communication of ancient artefacts and material. For almost four years she tutored students in Middle Egyptian script and language. Since 2016 she additionally has been working at the German Archaeological Institute as part of the Qatari Mission for the Pyramids of Sudan and regularly joined the archaeological fieldwork at the Royal Cemeteries of Meroe in Northern Sudan. She recently graduated with a master thesis about the interaction of spatial structure, architectural forms, and relief representations of the Pyramid Chapel Beg. N11 at the Northern Cemetery in Meroe using multimodal approaches to analyse its’ semiotic potentials.


B03 Register variation and asymmetric communication in Ancient Egypt


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

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