Egypt

Projects in Egypt

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3D Laser Scanning at the Red Monastery Church Project

The 5th c. Red Monastery church preserves much of its original, fragile painted decoration intact. 3D laser scanning will create a very high resolution (geospatial and photogr…

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TT 110 Field School for the Epigraphic, Photographic & Artifact Recording Project

Theban Tomb 110, located along the north eastern end of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, on Luxor’s West Bank, has recently been the focus of work undertaken as part of ARCE Luxor’s large…

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The Hisn al-Bab Conservation Project

Hisn al-Bab is a unique early medieval fort on the Egyptian-Nubian border. Its towers and gateway are in danger of collapse. The project will stabilise and preserve these feat…

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Giza 2015 Archaeological Field Training for Inspectors of the MSA Project

Archaeological training for Inspectors of the Ministry of State for Antiquities at the Heit el-Ghurab settlement in Giza, integrated into the AERA/AUC archaeological training …

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

One of the few and perhaps the most visited ancient Egyptian settlements, the palace-city of Amenhoteo III at Malqata it is of tremendous importance to Egyptology but also of …

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Mit Rehina Study Season: Analysis & Publication of Material from Kom el-Fakhry 2011 Field School

Conserving through analysis, documentation and publication of the material excavated at Kom el-Fakhry by the Mit Rahina Field-School 2011. The stratified settlement material r…

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Conservation of the Early 16th-Century Tikkayat al-Gulshani Complex in Historic Cairo

This project, which includes documentation and planning activities for its eventual reuse by artisans, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to spur economic developmen…

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Conservation of the Early 13th-Century al-Imam al-Shafi’i Mausoleum in Historic Cairo, Phase 2

This project, which continues work begun under a previous AFCP grant, directly supports the Embassy’s efforts to enhance regional security and the Memorandum of Understanding …

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Documentation of 21st Dynasty Coffins from the Royal Cache Project

Twenty-first Dynasty coffins are important social documents, but they are difficult to document, photograph, and analyze. This project will thoroughly photo-document coffins i…

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