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Building endowment is the best way to ensure we can continue our core programs in Egypt and the U.S. as government funding continues to diminish.
Upcoming EventsSaturday, March 8, 2014; 3:30pmJohn Baines, Emeritus Professor of Egyptology; Fellow of Queen’s College University of Oxford, Faculty of Oriental Studies
Chapter: Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)Friday, March 21, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
Cynthia Sheikholeslami, Independent Scholar
Chapter: Washington DC
This competitive award is granted annually to a small number of highly focused conservation, training and publication projects that can be completed within one year.
In early January 2014, the United Nations World Tourism Organization held a conference in Luxor to focus attention on boosting this crucial aspect of the Egyptian economy.
It's been an eventful year in Egypt! This is the perfect time to look back; here are some of our highlights.
- Luxor: Nearly 1000 jobs created in Luxor at Deir El Shelwit, Qurna, and Theban Tomb 110 to help mitigate the devastating effects of the overwhelming economic downturn in tourism.
- Khonsu Temple: Completed conservation, working on signage
- Luxor: 105 graduates of archaeological, conservation, and photography field schools
- Cairo: Published The Tomb Chapel of Menna
- Cairo: Initiated archival project for USAID funded projects. Images, maps, drawings, and reports make this one of the world's most significant archives for Egyptian heritage preservation.
- Cairo: Visitor plans for Historic Cairo are completed. Pilot walks are scheduled with graduates from the Faculty of Tourism.
- Cairo: Finalized designs for the St. Antony's Monastery Museum
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.