BioTheodor Abt, PhD from the Federal Institute of
Technology (ETH) in Zurich 1977, 1973-79 project leader of overall
regional development concepts for two Swiss mountain regions. Since 1975
Jungian Analyst in private practice. 1983-88 member of the board of the
C.G. Jung Institute, Zurich. Since 1990 Professor for Rural Sociology
at the ETH. Since 1995, member of the board of the Research and Training
Centre for Depth psychology according to C.G. Jung and M.-L. von Franz,
Zurich. Since 1988, President of the Society of the Friends of the Royal
Tombs of Egypt. His research focuses on the relationship of the outer
world with the needs of the inner unconscious world. Of his publications
in German is available in English: Progress without Loss of Soul, 1990.
Erik Hornung (1933), born in Riga, Latvia, Ph.D. Univ. of Tubingen
1956, Professor of Egyptology Univ. of Basle, Switzerland, 1967-1998.
His research has focused on the Valley of the Kings and the edition of
the Books of the Netherworid; he published the first edition of the
Amduat in 1963. Since 1988 Vice-President of the Society of the Friends
of the Royal Tombs of Egypt. Of his many books in German, several have
been translated into English: Conceptions of God in Ancient Egypt. The One and the Many, 1982 (Paperback 1996); The Valley of the Kings: Horizon of Eternity, 1990; The Tomb of Pharaoh Seti I., 1991; History of Ancient Egypt: An Introduction, 1999; Akhenaten and the Religion of Light, 1999; The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife, 1999; The Secret Lore of Egypt, 2001.