Egypt

Projects in Egypt

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From Lattice to Lacework: Preserving Cairene Woodwork in Historic Cairo

This project’s objective was to document, catalogue and publish the doors and minibars of historic monuments in Cairo, and is a great benefit to a heritage of “anonymous” arti…

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The Pyramid Complex of Djedkare: Protection, Restoration & Documentation

The project focuses on two parts of Djedkare’s pyramid complex in south Saqqara, namely the pyramid and mortuary temple. The previous excavations in the complex, in the 1940s …

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Giza Botanical Database

At the inception, the Giza Botanical Database Project there were records of 3202 archaeobotanical samples (296,936 plant/seed items) in the database. This constitutes one of t…

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Rescue Archaeology at Deir el-Ballas

"A long overlooked, but nonetheless important pharaonic Egyptian site is that of Deir el-Ballas. located in the Qena district of Upper Egypt it that of Deir el Ballas, which s…

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Cairo Jewish Synagogues study

The project enabled the historical documentation of the city’s synagogues, including detailed illustrations of existing buildings. The report at hand surveys Cairo’s Sephardic…

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Emergency Conservation & Preparation of a Detailed Conservation Project on Bab Al-'Azab & its Immediate Surroundings

“The lower enclosure of the Citadel” is a huge heritage site, which includes 12 registered monuments and 46 non-registered historic buildings of heritage value. The lower encl…

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Egyptian Museum in Cairo Coins Conservation Project

This project was the second field school of its type dedicated to the restoration of coins discovered in Egypt, followed on from the programme held in 2016 at Karnak, which ra…

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Endangered Hermitages: Documenting Coptic Heritage in Middle Egypt and the Eastern Desert

The Endangered Hermitages project aimed at conducting professional photographic survey and documentation of hermitages in the Eastern Desert, that are a significant testimony …

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Khufu's Wadi el-Jarf Papyri Preservation

In 2013, several papyrus fragments were excavated in the Wadi el-Jarf. On site, they were dusted, roughly flattened and mounted between glass using stripes of Filmoplast. The …

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