Africa

Projects in Africa

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Documentation of Traditional Mozambican Mapiko Dance

This project involves the documentation of dances and associated objects.

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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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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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