Egypt

Projects in Egypt

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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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South Abydos Mastabas Project

The south Abydos mastabas project seeks to investigate the political, economic, and ideological situation during Dynasty XIII, a period of 150-170 years in which more than 50 …

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Recording & Preserving Remains from the Darb Ain Amur

The project, 'Recording and Preserving Remains from the Darb Ain Amur', focuses on recording and preserving the remains of human exploitation of the western portion of Kharga …

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White Monastery Church Conservation Project

The fifth-century Church of Anba Shenoute at the White Monastery (Dayr al-Abyad) in Sohag is one of the largest and most important late antique buildings in Egypt. The propose…

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Karnak Hypostyle Hall Project

The project aims to document and conserve hundreds of reliefs and inscriptions from the columns of the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak Temple. We are making high-resolution, "u…

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Conservation of the Wall Paintings at Amheida, Dakhleh Oasis: Prelininary Survey & Assessment Test

The unique Roman wall paintings awaiting study and conservation at the site of Amheida in the Dakhleh Oasis constitute one of the most important bodies of evidence from the Ro…

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Mausoleum of Shajar El-Durr Rehabilitation Project I

This project includes the conservation of the mausoleum of Shajar Al-Durr, Egypt’s only Islamic queen and the rehabilitation of the unfinished structure adjacent to it (built …

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Protection & Restoration of the Royal Necropolis at Anubis-Mountain: Phase II

Protection and restoration work at South Abydos will complete the work on the subterranean tomb of Senwosret III (ca. 1850 BC) so that this major royal monument can be opened …

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