Egypt

Projects in Egypt

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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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Conservation of the ambulatories and western wall at the Templ e of Repit in Athribis (Sohag)

The conservation project allowed the emergency treatment of a very large area of the temple of Repit in Athribis to take place, with its aim to mitigate the risk of irreversib…

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The Pyramid Complex of King Sahura- Protection, Restoration and Documentation

Under the direction of Mohamed Ismail, a conservation project of the interior apartments of the pyramid complex of Sahura at Abusir was undertaken in 2019. The work concentrat…

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Conservation of the Mausoleum of Amir Mankalibugha

The purpose of the architectural conservation project in the mid-14th century mausoleum of Amir Mankalibugha next to the Sultan Qaitbey’s complex in the Eastern Cemetery in Ca…

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Digital Preservation: laser scanning at the White Monastery (Dayr Anbā Shinūda) in Sohag

The 5th century White Monastery church is among the oldest surviving Christian monuments in Egypt. Two sections of masonry in a critical condition at the west end of the churc…

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The World of Ty

The project aimed to explore the general issue of the Old Kingdom rise and fall through two unique monuments in Abusir and Saqqara – tomb complex of Ty and a mastaba north of …

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The Ramesses III (KV 11) Publication and Conservation Project

The Ramesses III (KV 11) Publication and Conservation Project was able to carry out major preparatory measures. This will enable us to develop a strategy for conservation, exc…

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Decorative Lintels in the Mamluk Architecture of Cairo

This project is for the study of the decorative lintels of Cairo during the Mamluk period (1250- 1517 CE). The period is known as the golden age of Islamic Cairo, when the arc…

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Conservation and Reconstruction of the Tomb of Padibastet

Padibstet is the "lost" High Steward of the God's Wife discovered by the South Asasif Conservation Project in 2013. He was in office for a short period of time following Padih…

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