ARCE in the News


Red Monastery Photo Album Published by Cultural Property News

ARCE's conservation project at the Red Monastery continues to be a media favorite! Cultural Property News has published a photo album of stunning, high quality images from the project. To view the album, click here.

Cairo Center Archives Featured on Hazine

The impressive collection of project data housed in the Cairo Center archives and the ongoing efforts by ARCE staff to digitize and make them publicly accessible is covered by Hazine. To read more, click here.

Wall Street Journal Covers the Red Monastery

The Wall Street Journal featured ARCE's past conservation efforts at the Red Monastery in Sohag. To read more, click here.

Egyptian Streets: ARCE's Virtual Tours are a Hit!

The roll out of ARCE's virtual tours of its past conservation projects continues to generate buzz. To read more, click here.

Al-Ahram: ARCE Assists Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Promoting Virtual Tourism

ARCE's inaugural virtual tour featuring the Tomb of Menna was released in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, with the goal of supporting the tourism industry during the Covid-19 travel ban. To read more, click here.

ARCE's Virtual Tours Featured in Al-Monitor

ARCE's launch of Egypt's first virtual tour - highlighting the Tomb of Menna - garnered national and international coverage. To read more, click here.

Smithsonian: Past ARCE Projects Relaunched as Virtual Tours

Two of ARCE's previous conservation projects, The Red Monastery and the Tomb of Menna, are gaining renewed interest thanks to the release of virtual tours that allow users to explore the sites from their homes. To read more, click here.

ARCE Receives Grant from U.S. Embassy in Cairo to Conserve Jewish Cemetery

ARCE's receipt of a grant from the Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation to conserve the historic Jewish cemetery in Basatin is covered by Egyptian Streets and Egypt Independent. To read more, click here and here.

National Geographic Highlights ARCE's Red Monastery Project

In a feature titled 'Coptic Christianity in Ancient Egypt,' National Geographic magazine included stunning images from the Red Monastery. To read more, click here.

Cairo Center's Popular Culture Symposium in Al-Fanar

From January 17-18, 2020, the ARCE Cairo Center hosted a symposium on Egyptian popular culture. The well-attended event was covered by local media. To read more, click here.

Participation in the 12th International Congress of Egyptologists

ARCE assisted in organizing the 12th installment of the International Congress of Egyptologists, which took place in Cairo, Egypt from November 3-8, 2019. To read more, click here.

ARCE's Conservation Work in Dra Abu El Naga Covered by Voice of America

ARCE's completed conservation project on two Theban tombs in Luxor's Dra Abu El Naga is featured on Voice of America in a photo album capturing the September 8 media event. To view the album, click here

September 8 Celebration of Khonsu Temple Featured on SBS News

The media event hosted by ARCE, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Ministry of Antiquities was featured on SBS News. To watch the full video special, click here

Dra Abu El Naga Project in Ahram Online

The successful completion of ARCE's conservation project on Theban Tombs 286 and 159 in Luxor's Dra Abu El Naga was promoted in Ahram Online on September 8, 2019. To read more, click here

ARCE Featured on Discovery

ARCE's Executive Director was interviewed for the Discovery Channel's most recent episode of Mummies Unwrapped, which premiered on May 30, 2019. To watch the full episode, click here

ARCE's Field Schools Featured on CNN

ARCE's Field Schools have been featured on CNN International's Inside Africa. The episode aired on May 24, 2019 and highlighted ARCE's work to build capacity in the Egyptian archaeological community. To watch the full episode, click here.

King Tut's Sisters Took the Throne Before He Did, Controversial Claim Says - Live Science

"Angenot presented her research, which has yet to be published in a peer-reviewed journal, at the annual meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt, held April 12-14 in Alexandria, Virginia." To read more, click here.

ARCE Fellow Mohamed Elshahed Curates Egypt Pavilion for New York Design Week - Egyptian Streets

The "(re)New (re)Work" Egyptian pavilion was designed by former fellow Mohamed Elshahed at WantedDesign for New York Design Week. To read more, click here.

ARCE RSM New York University Discovers Temple Palace in Abydos - Newsweek 

The New York University mission in Abydos, directed by previous ARCE President Dr. Sameh Iskander, discovered a temple palace belonging to Ramses II. The event was covered by Newsweek magazine. To read more, click here.

ARCE's Conservation and 3D Scanning of the Red Monastery - Forbes

On January 20, 2018, Forbes featured ARCE's 15-year conservation project at the Red Monastery in Sohag as part of its coverage in Innovation and Science. The article includes a video of the 3D scans that ARCE carried out at the Monastery. To read more, click here

ARCE's Site Management and Conservation Field Schools at Khonsu Temple - Archaeology Travel

ARCE's intensive conservation and site management project at Khonsu Temple in the Karnak Temple complex in Luxor was covered by Archaeology Travel. To read more, click here



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