Africa

Projects in Africa

Image 1

Temple of Thoth at Amheida: Preservation, and Presentation of Relief Blocks

This project covers the remodelling and extension of an existing storage magazine at the archaeological site of Amheida in the Oasis of Dakhla. Upon completion, the modified s…

Explore project
Image 1

ARCE Training School: Groundwater & Salt Damage to Historic Sites in Urban Contexts Project

The school is based in the district of al-Khalifa in Historic Cairo, a district that houses over 20 listed heritage sites from the Islamic Era ranging in date from the 9th to …

Explore project
Image 3

Site Protection at the Red Monastery Church near Sohag, Upper Egypt

The project addressed escalating conservation risks that seriously affect the preservation of the Red Monastery Church at Sohag and jeopardize its sustainability. These risks …

Explore project
Image 1

Theban Tomb 110 Epigraphy: Object Drawing & Research Field School

Theban Tomb 110, located along the north-eastern end of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, on Luxor’s West Bank, was the focus of conservation and archaeological field schools undertaken as…

Explore project
Image 1

Khentkawes Town Field School: House D Excavation

An eight-week excavation field school in the Khentkawes Town (KKT) area of the Giza Plateau. The field school excavated and recorded House D of the KKT priestly quarters as th…

Explore project
ARCE placeholder

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…

Explore project
Image 1

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 …

Explore project
ARCE placeholder

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…

Explore project
Image 1 Copy

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…

Explore project