Deutsch Intern
Junior professorship of Geoarchaeology and Quaternary Research

Philipp GARBE, M.Sc.

Tel.: +49 931 31-85037
Fax: +49 931 31-85544

Institute of Geography and Geology
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg

Campus Hubland South
Geography Building
Room 226

GARBE, Philipp (ongoing):
Holocene landscape evolution in the environs of the ancient Egyptian city of Bubastis (’Tell Basta’), southeastern Nile Delta. (working title)
Mentors: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Julia Meister, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tobias Ullmann, PD Dr. Eva Lange-Athinodorou

Holocene landscape evolution in the environs of the ancient Egyptian city of Bubastis (’Tell Basta’), southeastern Nile Delta

  • funding
    German Research Society (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - DFG; ME 5450/2-1)
  • duration
    08/2022 - 07/2025
  • project leader
    Jun.-Prof. Dr. Julia Meister
  • project staff
    Philipp Garbe, M.Sc.
  • project partner
    PD Dr. Eva Lange-Athinodorou (Ägyptologie, JMU Würzburg)
    Prof. Dr. Amr Abd El-Raouf (Geophysik, Zagazig University)
    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tobias Ullmann (Lehrstuhl für Fernerkundung, JMU Würzburg)
    Dr. Ashraf Es-Senussi (Ägyptologie, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities of Egypt)

since 08/2022
Research Assistant at Chair of Geography, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg.

12/2018 – 07/2020
Student Assistant in Geoarchaeology
Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg. Working group: „Geoarchaeology and Quaternary Science”

10/2018 – 07/2021
Master of Science in Physical Geography, M. Sc.,
Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg: Thesis: „Geomorphological and geoelectrical investigations of the sacred canals at the Temple of Bastet in ancient city of Bubastis Egypt)”

10/2014 – 03/2018
Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography, B. Sc.,
Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg. Thesis: „Gis-basierte Naturraumanalyse und geophysikalische Untersuchungen am Beispiel der Doline „Einsiedel“, Unterfranken“

Garbe, P., El‐Raouf, A. A., Es‐Senussi, A., Lange‐Athinodorou, E., & Meister, J. (2024). Holocene landscape reconstruction in the surroundings of the Temple of Pepi I at ancient Bubastis, southeastern Nile Delta (Egypt). Geoarchaeology, 39, 17–34.

Garbe, P.; El-Raouf, A.; Es-Senussi, A.; Lange-Athinodorou, E.; Meister, J. (2024): Lost and potentially found: The location of the ’Temple of Hermes’ at ancient Bubastis in the Nile Delta (Egypt). E&G Quaternary Science Journal, 73(1), 95-99.

Garbe, P.; Lange-Athinodorou, E.; Meister, J. (2023) : Mensch-Umwelt-Beziehungen im altägyptischen Nildelta. Geographische Rundschau, 75 (5), 10–16,

Meister, J.; Garbe, P.; Trappe, J.; Ullmann, T.; Es-Senussi; A.; Baumhauer, R.; Lange-Athinodorou, E.; El-Raouf, A. (2021): The sacred waterscape of the Temple of Bastet at ancient Bubastis, Nile Delta (Egypt). Geosciences, 11, 385,