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American University in Cairo

Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world.

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Recording & Preserving Remains from the Darb Ain Amur

The project, 'Recording and Preserving Remains from the Darb Ain Amur', focuses on recording and preserving the remains of human exploitation of the western portion of Kharga …

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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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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 …

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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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