Florian Löffler

NATIONALITY

German

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

Florian Löffler is a German Egyptologist and currently a PhD student at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen. He graduated with an M.A. in Egyptology, Assyrology and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East with a thesis “Die Ritualszene “Darbringen der Töpferscheibe” in den Tempeln der griechisch-römischen Zeit” (The offering scene “Offering of the potter´s wheel” in the temples of the Graeco-Roman period). Since 2013 he is working on his PhD-Thesis with the preliminary title “Die Bandeau-Inschriften des Tempels von Edfu” (The Bandeau-inscriptions of the temple of Edfu). His scientific interests lie, among others, in Egyptian philology and religion, especially of the Graeco-Roman period.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Florian Löffler has been working for the Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Dept. of Egyptology of the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen since 2008. Since 2010 he is working in the long-term project “Der Tempel als Kanon der religiösen Literatur Ägyptens” (The temple as canon of the religious literature of Egypt) funded by the Heidelberg Academy of Science and Humanities focusing on the extensive study of the temples and the religion of Graeco-Roman Egypt. Florian has been part of the Funerary Temple of Thutmosis III expedition since 2013 in the role of Egyptologist and philologist.