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Dr. Anja Kootz


Institute of African Studies and Egyptology
50923 Cologne

Tel: +49-(0221)-470-3876 (main office)
Email: Anja.Kootz(at)

Recent publications

  • Kootz, Anja: Zur Bedeutung des Begriffes wḥm, in: Afrikanistik-Aegyptologie-Online, Vol. 2019 (published 18.04.2019).
  • Kootz, Anja: About the Close Connection between Amenemhat III and the Deity cbk-Sd.ti – Or-Hr.i-ib-Cd.t, in: Vassilieva, Olga (Ed.): Proceedings of the International Conference ‘At the Dawn of the Russian Egyptology. February 01 – 03, 2016. Moskau, Aegyptiaca Rossica. Supplementum, Moskau 2020, S. 169-189.
  • Kootz, Anja: The Body as a Toolbox in Ancient Egypt. The Human Body and some Aspects of its Functionality (Proceedings of the Workshop ‘The Body as a Toolbox’ held in Cologne, October 2018), in: Afrikanistik-Aegyptologie-Online, Vol. 2019 (published 06.10.2021).

Research interest

  • Social lives (anthropology), their institutionalization and communicative mediation
  • Functions and forms of rituals