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On May 9, an Egyptian man who was in the area of the main entrance to the U.S. Embassy in Cairo attacked ARCE Scholar-in-Residence, Christopher Stone. Professor Stone has requested that ARCE provide this information to correct inaccurate reports in the press and on social media.
Week 3 saw staff and students diligently drawing the complex remains of a ruined modern house beside the excavation.
John Adams, director emeritus of the Orange County Public Library, former ARCE Board of Governors member, and founder and first president of the ARCE Orange County California Chapter, has written a fascinating new book on the life and times of Theodore M. Davis and his impact on the history of Egyptology.
There's no better way to learn archaeology than to get your hands dirty.
Without prioritizing texts in formal Arabic over those in the spoken idiom, this symposium, held in early March, called on presenters – artists, academics and critics – to comment on their own or others’ cultural responses to the above or other political events in Egypt, a consistently important cultural center in the Arab world.
In Lexington, with a team that included a carpenter, saddler, blacksmith and conservator, we recreated a full-scale model of an ancient Egyptian harness and chariot.
The Edwin Smith Papyrus: Updated Translation of the Trauma Treatise and Modern Medical Commentaries. Lockwood Press. Oct. 2012. Foreword by W. Benson Harer Jr.
Since 2007 the Registration, Collections Management & Documentation Department at the Egyptian Museum has gone from strength to strength under some of the most unique and challenging circumstances.
ARCE member and professor Th. Emil Homerin has published two books in over the past year.
In early December 2012, an international group of invited architects, archaeologists, conservators, art historians, cultural heritage management specialists and antiquities officials, together with USAID representatives and clergy of the Coptic Church, met at the Red Monastery in Sohag, Upper Egypt.
Michael Jones' presentation “Getting at the Meaning of Places: The Authority of the Past Selectively Reconstructed to Serve the Present” will delve into the issues of conservation at historic churches in use in Egypt.
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.