Conservation of the Vestibule of the Tomb of Karakhamun (TT 223) in South Asasif

The vestibule in the Tomb of Karakhamun was found in 2011 and excavated in 2012. It is decorated with drawings of daily life scenes. This is the earliest known Kushite example of this type of imagery. Project Director: Elena Pischikova

The vestibule in the Tomb of Karakhamun was found in 2011 and excavated in 2012. It is decorated with drawings of daily life scenes. This is the earliest known Kushite example of this type of imagery. Damaged by humidity and other factors, the decoration of the vestibule needs immediate conservation in order for this
unique body of material to be saved.

Project Details


Location: Luxor, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa Organiser(s): Egyptian-American mission of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Funder(s): American Research Center in Egypt - Antiquities Endowment Fund Grant Funding received: $14,482 Commencement Date: 07/2013 Project Status: Completed
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