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Association Égyptologique Reine Élisabeth


Egyptologisch Genootschap Koningin Elisabeth


 Naar Nederlands

The Association Égyptologique Reine Élisabeth was founded by Jean Capart in memory of Queen Élisabeth's visit to the tomb of Tutankhamun, on February 18, 1923. Its main purpose was to stimulate egyptological and papyrological research in Belgium.

Over the years the association has become a scholarly institution, which promotes the study of the history and civilisation of Pharaonic, Graeco-Roman, Christian and Arabic Egypt.

1. Jean Capart (1877-1947)

2. February 18, 1923

3. Queen Élisabeth (1876-1965)

The premises of the Association are located at the Royal Museums of Art & History

Chairman of the Board of Directors : Count Arnoul d'Arschot Schoonhoven
Directors : Luc Limme et Alain Martin
Secretary-general : Luc Delvaux

Executive Secretary : Martine Gruselle

Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Téléphone :  +32 (0)2 741 73 64
E-mail :

VAT : BE 0407 693 275

IBAN : BE02 0000 0587 2540


In memoriam Herman DE MEULENAERE (1923-2011) & Jean BINGEN (1920-2012)

Hommage published in Chronique d'Égypte (pdf)

Bibliographie de Herman DE MEULENAERE

Bibliographie de Jean BINGEN.


From 1925 on more than 100 scholarly books have been published, of which many within reach of the general public.

The library was founded and developed in cooperation with the Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire. It is the most important library for egyptology and papyrology in Belgium and one of the richest of Europe. Accessible to the public by appointment.
Info: +32 (0)2 741 73 54 or +32 (0)2 741 73 65.

Benefits to members (annual contribution : 20 €)

  • Preferential rate for the subscription to the journal Chronique d'Égypte.

  • Discount of 30% on the publications of the Association.

  • Free access to lectures.

  • Assistance to interested people, requesting information on Egypt.

  • Donations of minimum 40 € are partially income tax deductible (in Belgium).

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