In Berlin, he graduated in 1904 with a dissertation on The High Priest of Amon.
Following his graduation, he moved to Königsberg in 1909, initially as a lecturer, then from 1920 as honorary associate professor, and from 1927 as associate professor.
From 1921 to 1931 Wreszinski was editor of the Orientalist literature journal.
The five-volume Atlas of Ancient Egyptian culture history is considered his masterpiece.
- The high priest of Amon, Diss, Berlin 1904.
- Egyptian inscriptions from the K.K. Court Museum in Vienna, Leipzig 1906.
- The medicine of the ancient Egyptians I. The large medical papyrus in the Berlin Museum (Berl Pap. 3038). In facsimile and transcription with translation, commentary and glossary, Leipzig 1909.
- The medicine of the ancient Egyptians II The London Medical Papyrus (BM 10059) and the Papyrus Hearst. Transcription, translation and commentary, Leipzig 1912.
- The medicine of the ancient Egyptians III. The Papyrus Ebers. Transcription, translation and commentary, Leipzig 1913th
- Lepsius: Monuments of Egypt and Ethiopia, Volume V, 1913.
- Atlas of ancient Egyptian cultural history, 5 vols, Leipzig 1913–1936.
- Report on the photographic expedition from Cairo to Wadi Halfa. Order to prepare and collect material for my Atlas of ancient Egyptian history, culture, Leipzig 1927
- Bierbrier, ML, Warren R. Dawson, Eric P. Uphill, Who's Who in Egyptology, London 1995, p. 452-453.