Hélène Delattre

Doctoral student at the universities of Paris IV-Sorbonne and Neuchâtel in pre- and protohistory. Her thesis deals with “Prehistory and Protohistory of Upper Nubia, between the 2nd and the 3rd cataract, from Mesolithic to the Kingdom of Kerma”.
Grantee of the SFDAS for two months in 2007 and again in 2009, she documented the Group-A and Kerma material (Nubian protohistory) kept in the National Museum’s storerooms in Khartoum. She co-organized the first doctoral symposium on Sudanese archaeology, held in Paris in September 6th and 7th 2011.
Since 2009, she has carried out several surveys in Saï, Sedeinga and Soleb looking for pre- and protohitorical remains. She is also a member of the Sedeinga Mission, where she excavates neolithic and pre-Kerma sites.

She was an international volunteer at the SFDAS between june 2010 and june 2012.

Latest releases

Palaces and large residences of the Meroitic Kingdom

"Palaces and large residences of the Meroitic Kingdom", by Marc Maillot, Sorbonne University Press/SFDAS editions. Two volumes, 64 euros.

Funerary customs in the kingdom of Meroe

Vincent FRANCIGNY Paris, Editions Boccard, 2017 ISSN 2101-3195 - ISBN 978-2-7018-0520-7

History and civilizations of Sudan

The pyramids of Meroe made generations of travelers dream, but Sudan of which they are the emblem remains largely unknown. Hence this encyclopedic work, the first synthesis of (...)