Vincent Francigny

About Vincent Francigny
“Vincent Francigny is an archaeologist working in Sudan, specialized in late antiquity and the nubian cultures. Between 2011-2012 he has been a post-doctoral fellow at the African Ethnology, Division of Anthropology of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, where he is currently a research associate. In Sudan, he has participated in the French archaeological missions at Sai Island, Zankor and el-Hassa, and since 2009 is the co-director of the Sedeinga Mission. He has been living in Sudan and working at the French Archaeological Unit between 2000-2002 and 2005-2010. In 2003 he received the award of the Bleustein-Blanchet Foundation, and in 2004 was awarded with the Max Serres’ Prize from the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres in Paris. In 2013, he received a grant from the White-Levy Foundation at the University of Harvard to publish the excavations of the West Cemetery at Sedeinga.”

Le Soudan, l’autre pays des pyramides

Vincent Francigny, archéologue