Event
Join the ARCE Annual Meeting! One of the largest gatherings of Egyptologists and enthusiasts in the world where scholars and expedition leaders present their latest project updates.
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News
Work with the American Research Center in Egypt at our Luxor, Egypt and Alexandria, Virginia offices.
Karnak
Project Spotlight
From 1998 to 2004, ARCE carried out a comprehensive project to document and conserve Coptic icons - visually striking and spiritually invaluable images that are rooted in early Coptic artistic...
Coptic Icon
Project Spotlight
Shattered in antiquity, the sarcophagus of Ramesside ruler, Rameses VI, remained damaged and undocumented until Egyptologist Edwin Brock, in partnership with ARCE, began a project to reconstruct it in...
Rameses VI lid
Project Spotlight
ARCE's cultural heritage preservation activities in Egypt foster economic, environmental and social resiliency, speaking to the organization's commitment to sustainable practices and outcomes.
Red Monastery Landscape
Project Spotlight
In commemoration of ARCE’s 70th anniversary in 2018, we’ve scoured the project archives to highlight seven decades of work in excavation, research and preservation of Egypt’s cultural heritage.
Detail of niche artwork at Aslam al-Silahdar Mosque
News
Become a sustaining member during this match campaign by committing to donate $10 or more each month, and your first gift will be tripled!
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Project Spotlight
One of the surviving Fatimid gates of the walled medieval city of Cairo, Bab Zuwayla is a distinctive monument in the modern capital and one of ARCE’s most challenging and definitive conservation...
Bab Zuwayla door restoration
Project Spotlight
From a sanctuary of the god Amun to a Roman camp then a church and finally a mosque, the site of the Abu’l-Hajjaj mosque is a captivating melting pot of ancient, medieval and modern Egyptian heritage...
Facade of Hajjaj mosque
Project Spotlight
A Byzantine church in rural Sohag houses some of the world’s finest ancient and medieval religious artwork and design, and is the focus of an intense restoration and community engagement initiative.
Red Monastery