Manfred Bietak
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Archeology at University of Vienna,obtaining his Dr. Phil. in 1964.
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  • Bietak is best known as the director of the Austrian excavations at two sites in the Nile delta:Tell El-Dab'a, which was the location of Avaris, the capital of the Hyksos period; and Piramesse, which was the capital of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt.

  • In 2006, there was a three-volume festschrift published in his honour.

  • The festschrift includes a list of works that Bietak authored or co-authored up to 2006: 21 monographs, 164 research articles, and 17 review articles.

Bibliography  :
Taureador Scenes in Tell El-Dab'a (Avaris) and Knossos (Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie), Tell el-Dab'a XXI (Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie), Avaris: The Capital of the Hyksos : Recent Excavations.