Northern Africa

Projects in Northern Africa

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Documentation of Endangered Ancient Musical Traditions of the Southern Drâa Valley

This project involves the documentation of the musical traditions of five tribes living in the M’hamid oasis.

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Fresh Approaches to Conserving Bio-Archaeology in Egypt: A Workshop on the Conservation of Human & Animal Remains

In recent seasons, beautifully preserved human burials and countless animal mummies interred inside ceramic jars have been carefully block lifted by conservators from the Nort…

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X-Ray & CT Scanning of 22nd & 25th Dynasty Egyptian Mummies from Thebes

The project undertakes the scientific non-invasive examination, macroscopically, by x-ray, and by CT scanning, of two male and two female intact mummies (and the internal orga…

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Conservation of the Vestibule of the Tomb of Karakhamun (TT 223) in South Asasif

The vestibule in the Tomb of Karakhamun was found in 2011 and excavated in 2012. It is decorated with drawings of daily life scenes. This is the earliest known Kushite example…

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Preservation & Interpretation of the Palace of Amenhotep III at Malqata in Western Thebes I

The Palace of Amenhotep III at Malqata is probably the best-preserved ancient Egyptian royal palace. It has been excavated principally by American missions, periodically for m…

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Site Management at Merimde Beni Salama Project

The large Neolithic site of Merimde Beni Salama is located in the Nile West Delta. Since it was last investigated in the early 1980s, it has been surrounded by farmland and us…

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Conservation of the 13th-Century BC Seti I Temple in Abydos

This project involves a suite of conservation interventions to address various forms of deterioration.

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Preventive Conservation of the Ancient Archaeological Collections at the National Museum of Setif

The project includes a conservation needs assessment of the museum’s ancient archaeological collections and targeted conservation training for museum staff.

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Risk Reduction Workshops for Libyan Heritage in Times of Crisis

This series of risk reduction workshops supports Libya’s efforts to safeguard its museum collections, archives, historic buildings, and archaeological sites.

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