Welcome to the Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB).

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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 278256

   Versluys, Miguel John 2017. Exploring Aegyptiaca and their material agency throughout global history. In Hodos, Tamar (ed.), The Routledge handbook of archaeology and globalization, 74-89. London: Routledge.

OEB 278255

   Hodos, Tamar (ed.) 2017. The Routledge handbook of archaeology and globalization. Routledge Handbooks. London: Routledge.

What's new

April 2020: The move to the new server for OEB is complete. More than 1200 new or revised records are now available online.

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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