Orly Goldwasser

Orly Goldwasser is a Full Professor of Egyptology at the Hebrew University and Honorary Professor at the University of Göttingen.

Her research interests range from the origins of the alphabet to the relationship between ancient Egyptian classifiers and modern theories regarding world classification.

Episode 1- From Pictures to Words

The hunt for the origin of writing reveals the link between ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and the letters we use every day.

Egyptian classifiers as a mirror of Egyptian mind

Visit the ArchaeoMind Lab

A digital tool for classifier analysis

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The invention of the Alphabet

Sociolinguistics and cultural interference

Current research project, ISF grant (2017-2020):

"Classifying the other: The classification of Semitic loanwords in the Egyptian script"