Sébastien Maillot

Archaeologist, PhD candidate in Egyptology at Paris-Sorbonne University, his thesis focuses upon the Workshop Installations inside Religious Complexes in Egypt and Sudan. He is a member of several excavation teams since 2009 in Egypt (Tell el-Herr, Sinaï ; Karnak, Centre Franco-Égyptien d’Études des Temples de Karnak) and Sudan (Banganarti-Selib, Ez-Zuma, Dangeil, Doukki Gel). After a short SFDAS grant in January-February 2012, he is now a permanent member of the Berber-Abidiya Archaeological Project (NCAM & British Museum). For the year 2014-2015, he was selected for a long-term grant in the SFDAS/French Unit in Khartoum. His project includes the archaeological missions of Dangeil (NCAM/British Museum), Doukki Gel (Fondation Kerma/NCAM/CNRS/ MAE/Université Paris-Sorbonne) and Muweis (Louvre Museum). He is also currently working on the material coming from the Tabo site in the Sudan National Museum.

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 (...)