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NEW RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR SCHOLARS REGARDING PHOTOGRAPHY OF EGYPTIAN MUSEUM OBJECTS

ARCE has been notified that the Egyptian Museum in Cairo has implemented new rules for scholars wishing to take photos for study or research publication. A fee structure is in effect and a Study Request Application must be submitted in advance. PDFs of the application form and the photography rules and fees are available for downloading. Study Requests for EMC images should be sent to: Egyptian Museum – Tahrir Square – Cairo, Egypt; or by e-mail: emcregistrars@gmail.com

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AEF GRANT OPPORTUNITIES 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15, 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. Read more >>

 

News

TT110 Update: Fascinating Objects Uncovered as Excavation and Cleaning Progress

Feb 3, 2016

The ongoing clearing of debris in and around the entrance to TT110 has recently uncovered several interesting small objects representing many ancient periods. 

Leading the painstaking clearing and documentation which revealed these objects is ARCE staff archaeologist Saad Bakhit abd el Hafez. Saad has been a supervising archaeologist for the ARCE Archaeological and Conservation Project in Luxor since 2011.

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ARCE Emergency Grant for Salvage Archaeology: In the Nick of Time at Ancient Heliopolis

Nov 12, 2015

Heliopolis once stood at the centre of the ancient Egyptian sun-cult, a core element of ancient Egyptian religion for more than three millennia. Today the site is seriously threatened by new construction and a rapidly rising water table.

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