Welcome to the Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB).

**IMPORTANT: The OEB website migration is still in progress but there should be no further disruption to the service .

The Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB) holds the largest available collection of references in Egyptological literature and is updated nearly every day. It includes the records and abstracts from Annual Egyptological Bibliography (AEB, 1947-2001), combined with Bibliographie Altägypten (BA, 1822-1946), the Aigyptos database with keywords, and more than 40,000 further items. Coverage is from 1822 to the present. Enhancements are announced as they are introduced. For What’s new see below.

To learn more about how the OEB works you can see our sample search page. To find out how to gain access to our site visit our subscription page.

OEB latest releases  : More new releases

OEB 271696

   Gohar, Rana and Mohamed Saad (eds) 2020. Newsletter - Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities: February 2020 2. Cairo: Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

OEB 271693

   Bács, Tamás A. 2019. Early Ramesside royalty at Rosetau. Saqqara Newsletter 17, 32-45.

What's new

March 2020: Over the next few weeks the OEB database and website are to be moved to a new server platform that should provide a stable environment for a number of years ahead. We hope that this move will affect users very little. For a week or two the website will not be updated, but editorial work on the database will continue, with additions made public after the move is completed. The beginning and end of the migration will be announced on this website and circulated to relevant lists.

In December 2019 Anne-Claire Salmas left her position with the Griffith Institute to take up an academic post at American University Cairo. We thank her very much for all her work on OEB and wish her every success in her career. Theresa Albrecht, who contributed greatly to the development of OEB in Munich, left in September 2019. She has an admirable successor in Christopher Wass.

Preparations for the public release of links between OEB records are nearly finished. The new facility is planned to be available in summer 2020.

OEB now has 149,000 records online, with 140,500 checked and released by editors.

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