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ARCE Coming to a PBS Station Near You

Nov 10, 2014

In May 2014, a film crew of three from The Visionaries traveled to Egypt for the start of a four-day whirlwind schedule to capture the collaboration of Americans and Egyptians working together to preserve Egypt's cultural heritage through the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE).

Orange County Chapter Members Treated to Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Getty Villa

Nov 9, 2014

The long awaited, eagerly anticipated, members only visit to the Arts of Greco-Roman Egypt Gallery and state-of-the-art conservation laboratory at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu did not disappoint.

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2014 HIGHLIGHTS

Cleaning Naos in Deir el-Shelwit. Photo: Khadiga Adams

  • Job Creation and Site Improvement Projects at Mut Temple, Qurna, and Deir El Shelwit
  • Conservation Field Schools at Deir El Shelwit (Isis Temple) and Mut Temple (statue restorations)
  • Archaeological Field School at TT110
  • Newly Opened sites for tourism at Mut Temple and Deir El Shelwit
  • Concluded conservation of the Red Monastery in Sohag
  • St. Anthony's exhibition gallery
  • Emergency conservation response at the Islamic Museum in Cairo
  • Filming for a PBS documentary to air in 2015
  • Publication of the The Tomb Chapel of Menna (TT 69) through AUC Press
  • Historic Cairo conservation projects, a nearly 20 year initiative, assembled into an Arabic handbook to be used by Egyptian teachers and tour guides. Maps in Arabic and English make self-guided tours possible.

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