Luigi Prada


British Academy Research Fellow; Assistant Director, Oxford Expedition to Elkab (sponsor: Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford)

Faculty / College Address:

Oriental Institute / University College


Research Interests:

  • Schooling and education in Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Egyptian divination
  • Demotic language and literature
  • Late and Graeco-Roman hieratic
  • Early Coptic
  • Graeco-Egyptian bilingualism and ancient translation


Academic profile on University College website:

Personal page on

Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Members’ Directory:

Photograph of Luigi Prada