Egypt

Projects in Egypt

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Storage & Conservation of Archaeological Study Material at Abydos Project

This project is for the construction of a new storeroom and dedicated conservation lab space at the field house of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Expedition …

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Safely Storing Finds at el-Sheikh Fadl Project

This project aims to build an on-site facility for the safe storage, documentation and conservation of finds from el-Sheikh Fadl in Middle Egypt. This site comprises a vast se…

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Restoring Coins in Egypt: Field School in Karnak Project

Restoring coins is a way to offer a second life to ancient coins. In giving the opportunity to young conservators to learn about the latest techniques of coin conservation, ta…

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Egyptian National Library Numismatic Material: A Searchable Website

The Egyptian National Library holds approximately 6,500 Islamic numismatic items including coins, glass weights, the largest collection of Egyptian coin dies in the world, and…

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Mausoleum of Shajar El-Durr Rehabilitation Project - Phase 2

Uncovering and conservation of newly discovered painted decorations on dome interior and tie beams, internal and external plaster and site presentation. Phase 3 of Athar Lina …

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Establishing an Egyptian Archaeological Database Project

The preparation of an online Egyptian Archaeological Database (EAD) was first proposed by the Theban Mapping Project in 1996, but it was not until 2012 that work began, on a s…

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Conservation Project TT49

The tomb of Neferhotep (TT 49) is located at the Old Egyptian Necropolis in Thebes, built in the reign of Pharaoh Eye around 1320 BBC. TT 49 was discovered by European travell…

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Conservation of the Ancient Jewish Cemetery of Basatin in Cairo

This project involves the development of a management and conservation plan for the 17-acre site.

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Conservation of the Courtyard of the Cenotaph of Harwa TT37 Project

The project aims to maximize the value of the Cenotaph of Harwa (TT 37) to the public. With its more than 40,000 square feet, the Cenotaph of Harwa (later reused and slightly …

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