Mahmoud Ibrahim obtained his Bachelor's degree in Egyptology (1998) at Cairo University, Egypt, and his Master’s degree in Egyptology and Linguistics (2006) at Basel University, Switzerland. Currently, he is completing a Bachelor's degree in Arabic Language and Literature (2012-2015) from the Faculty of Dar El-Ulum, Cairo University. He holds a career certificate in Translation (2010) from the American University in Cairo (AUC), and is a member of the International Association for Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI).
He served as Curator (2002-2004) at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, and worked as Egyptologist (2006-2013) at the Egyptian Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CULTNAT). He has been awarded a couple of scholarships in Egyptology and Linguistics under the "Fondation de l'Ecole Normmale Superieure" (2008) in Paris, the "Swiss Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students" (2004-2006) in Basel, and the "Robert Anderson Research Charitable Trust" (2003 and 2004) in the United Kingdom. He was involved in a number of research projects in the field of Egyptology such as "ISSEMM, Institutional Support to Supreme Council of Antiquities for Environmental Monitoring and Management of Cultural Heritage sites: applications to Fayoum Oases and North Saqqara Necropolis project" (2009-2010) as well as "Study of viticulture and oenology in the Egyptian tombs" PTDC/HIS-ARQ/112562/2009 (2010-2014) at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal.
MOST RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS:
− Fonseca, S, Ibrahim, M., 2013. Estudio de la iconografía del vino en las tumbas privadas del antiguo Egipto : de la investigación en los archivos a la pesentación de los resultados en una web interactiva, in Actas JIA 2013 (accepted 2013) Barcelona, Universidad de Barcelona.
− Guasch-Jané, M.R., Fonseca, S., 2012. Ibrahim, M. “The ‘Irep en Kemet’ Project: documenting the corpus of wine in Ancient Egypt”, in Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference (Euromed 2012) on Cultural Heritage and Digital Libraries, Amathus (Cyprus), October 29th- November 3rd 2012, International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Area 1, 1 (2012): 181-186. Cyprus University of Technology, Unesco and EU: Essex (UK) and Cyprus.
− Fonseca, S., Guasch-Jané M.R., Ibrahim, M., (2012), “O vinho no Antigo Egito: uma história mediterrânea”, Revista Mundo Antigo, Ano I, Volume I, Número I: 131- 146.
− Fonseca, S, Ibrahim, M., 2012. Documentation of viticulture and winemaking in the Egyptian tombs, in Actas JIA 2011, 1 (2012): 17-22. Faro, Universidade do Algarve.