Egypt

Projects in Egypt

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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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Conservation of the Early 13th-Century al-Imam al-Shafi’i Mausoleum in Historic Cairo

This project involves documentation and conservation of the 13th-century shrine’s exterior walls and dome.

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Conservation of Ancient Wooden Coffins at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

This project involves the conservation of more than 150 ancient wooden coffins in the collection.

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A Unique Middle Kingdom Funerary Garden in Thebes: documentation, interpretation and conservation

The recent findings of the Spanish archaeological mission at Dra Abu el-Naga include a funerary garden of the 12th Dynasty with seeds and pollen in a remarkable state of prese…

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