ARCE's 67th Annual Meeting will be held April 15-17, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.
THE AMERICAN SCHOOL OF CLASSICAL STUDIES AT ATHENS
ELIZABETH A. WHITEHEAD VISITING PROFESSORS
One or Two Positions
Deadline: October 31
The academic year is in full swing at ARCE.
Tara Prakash (center right) discusses her research on Old Kingdom Prisoner Statues with ARCE fellows and staff during February meeting.
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Origins.6 International Conference
On Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt
Vienna, 10-15 September 2017
The sixth international conference on Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt in Vienna 2017. This conference stands in a now well established and successful tradition of previous meetings in Cracow 2002, Toulouse 2005, London 2008, New York 2011 and Cairo 2014. This conference deals with a range of topics relevant to the archaeology, society and culture of early Egypt in prehistoric and early historical times up to the early 3rd Millennium B.C.E.
ARCE is pleased to announce the awarding of a short-term fellowship to Mr. Shaaban Ahmed Abdelgawad, who will conduct research for his master’s thesis from Cairo University.
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AEF GRANT OPPORTUNITIES 2016
ARCE, through its Antiquities Endowment Fund Grants program (AEF), awards one-year grants for highly focused professional projects that serve the conservation, preservation and documentation needs of Egyptian antiquities that are more than 100 years old.
Projects may involve the actual conservation or protection of sites or buildings or objects; participation of conservators or other appropriate specialists in antiquities; projects training of conservators and students; the production of publications and presentations that disseminate knowledge about Egypt's cultural heritage.
ARCE's AEF GRANT IN ACTION
Conservator S. Cristanetti working on the interior of the coffin (photo by S. Cristanetti)
With the support of ARCE's AEF Grant, the Conservation Lab at the Oriental Institute is undergoing a project to study and conserve the First Intermediate Period painted wood coffin of Ipi-ha-ishutef, army scribe and commander.
NEW DISCOVERIES IN LUXOR
Tombs of Rabiu and Samut at Sheikh Abd el Qurna, Luxor
2015 ANNUAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
Connecting with colleagues and sharing research and discoveries are at the heart of the Annual Meeting each year for ARCE members. The 66th Annual Meeting was held April 24-26, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Attendees chose from 120 scholarly papers delivered by American and international specialists in all aspects of Egyptian studies. Read more >>
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
The International Council of Museums, in an effort to fight against illicit traffic in cultural goods, compiles the Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk. This list aims to help art and heritage professionals and law enforcement officials identify Egyptian objects that are protected by national and international legislations. View the Red List for Egypt.