ARCE in the News

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The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Hosts an Exclusive Tour in Cairo- El Shai

The tour's invitees visited three sites to witness how ARCE's cultural heritage projects protect these monuments from further damage. To read more, click here.

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The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Conserves Egyptian Historical Monuments- Akhbar Al Youm

ARCE carried out a media tour which gave its invitees the chance to visit some of its restoration projects. To read more, click here.


The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) organized a Media Tour to Three Historical Sites- Al Mal

The media tour invitees roamed Khufu pyramid, Bab Zuwayla and the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary St. George and Abo Sefein. To read more, click here.


Al Dostour Joins the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) in its Media Tour- Al Dostour 

ARCE hosted its media tour where it took its invitees to visit some of its conservation projects which were conserved in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA). To read more, click here.


How the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Gathered the World's Leading Egyptologists to Preserve Egyptian Cultural Heritage- Cairo Scene

ARCE hosted its 75th Annual Meeting at Marriot Irvine, California. This year's meeting included a special keynote presentation by Lord Carnarvon. To read more, click here.


The Egyptian Embassy Celebrates King Tutankhamun's Centennial Celebration- Sada El Balad

The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) invited Lord Carnarvon VIII of Wales to be the keynote speaker at its 75th Annual Meeting. To read more, click here.


An Exhibition Titled “Exalted Spirits: The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt through the Ages”- Ministry of Tourism  and Antiquities (MoTA)

Located at Cairo's Egyptian Museum, Dr. Khaled El Anany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities commenced the exhibition in collaboration with the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) and the American University in Cairo (AUC). To read more, click here.


ARCE's Exhibit at the Egyptian Museum Gives Insight into The Veneration of the Deceased Figures in Egypt- Al Dostor

Using diverse evidence available in terms of texts, images, and lived traditions, ARCE was able to cover the veneration of deceased figures in Egypt from the Pharaonic period up to current times. To read more, click here.


An Exhibit at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Shows How Egyptians Honored the Dead Through History- Cairo Scene

The exhibition presented 41 objects from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo's collection such as the Icon of St. Mena, Stela of Amenhotep I, and two sleeves from a clerical costume. To read more, click here.


ARCE's Exhbit at the Egyptian Museum was attended by Prominent Figures from Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA) & the U.S. Embassy- Akhbar Al Youm

Through this exhibit, ARCE was able to spotlight how Egyptians honored deceased figures. To read more, click here.


A Three Day Exhibit Shed Light on Deceased Figures at the Egyptian Museum by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)- Nabd

Visitors to ARCE's Exalted Spirits Exhibit got the chance to witness the veneration of the deceased figures in Egypt. To read more,  click here.


An Exhibit by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Spotlights Egypt's Deceased Figures- Mobtada

Concurrent with ARCE's exhibit at the Egyptian Museum, a three-day conference took place at the American University in Cairo's (AUC) Tahrir Campus. To read more, click here.


The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt Through the Ages, an Exhibit by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)- Dar Alhelal

Through this exhibit, ARCE aims to shed light on the deceased figures in Egypt. To read more, click here.


ARCE's Exalted Spirits Conference Was Attended by the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Khlaed El Anany- Mawkea Misr

Located at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, ARCE hosted an exhibit to celebrate the veneration of the dead in Egypt. To read more, click here.


"Exalted Spirits" at the Egyptian Museum- Al Khaleeg

In the presence of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Khlaed El Anany and Deputy Chief of the American Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Nicole Champagne and the American Research Center in Egypt's (ARCE) Executive Director, Dr. Louise Bertini, ARCE hosted an exhibit to celebrate the veneration of the dead in Egypt. To read more, click here.


The Veneration of The Dead in Egypt Through the Ages, ARCE's Temporary Exhibit at the Egyptian Museum- Masrawi

ARCE's exhibit was attended by distinguished individuals such as the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El Anany and Deputy Chief of the American Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Nicole Champagne. To read more, click here.


Egypt's Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El Anany Kicked off an Exhibit titled "Exalted Spirits: The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt Through the Ages"- Al Masry Al-Youm

In partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA) and the American University in Cairo (AUC), the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) hosted an exhibit to cover the veneration of deceased figures in Egypt from the Pharaonic period up to current times. To read more, click here.


In Pictures: 41 Artifacts Embody the Veneration of The Dead in Egypt Through the Ages are Showcased at the Egyptian Museum- Alittihad

ARCE's 3 month exhibit presented the veneration of the dead in the form of texts and images. To read more, click here.


The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Established an Exhibit at Tahrir's Egyptian Museum- Al Ahram

ARCE's Exhibit titled "The The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt through the Ages” was attended by prominent individuals such as Egypt's Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El Anany. To read more, click here.


Temporary Exhibit at the Egyptian Museum that Traces Ancestors in Egypt- Egypt Independent

A three month exhibition was held to shed light on the veneration of the dead in Egypt across the Coptic, Pharaonic and Islamic eras. To read more, click here.


Egypt's Minister of Tourism & Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El-Enany Inagurates ARCE's Exalted Spirits: The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt through the Ages” Exhibition- Ahram Online

In partnership with the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities (MoTA), the American University in Cairo (AUC) and the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), an exhibition took place at Tahrir's Egyptian museum. To read more,  click here.


From Mummies to Mosques—New Google Arts & Culture Initiative Brings Egypt’s Archaeological Treasures to the Masses- The Art Newspaper

The Google Arts & Culture organisation has teamed up to create the digital platform "Preserving Egypt's Layered history" with archaeologists at the American Research Centre in Cairo. To read more,  click here.


Here’s How You Can Virtually Tour Historic Egyptian Archaeological Sites- Vogue Arabia

The American Research Centre in Cairo and Google Arts and Culture have teamed up to create a digital platform called "Preserving Egypt's Layered History." To read more, click here.


Google, American Research Center join forces to preserve Egypt’s layered history- Daily News Egypt

Google Arts and Culture and the American Research Centre in Egypt (ARCE) announced, the online project entitled “Preserving Egypt’s Layered History” to showcase the depth and diversity of Egypt’s cultural heritage.To read more, click here.


The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Launches New Projects- El Shai.com

Given its dedication to promoting Egypt’s cultural heritage, the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) announces the launch of “preserving Egypt’s layered history” in the google arts and culture app. To read more, click here.


Theban Mapping Project website update- Awol- The Ancient World Online

Now, thanks to the American Research Center in Egypt, the TMP site is coming back, with all its popular and unique features, and with updated and new data that will continue to make it the go-to resource for anyone interested in the Theban Necropolis. To read more, click here.


Theban Mapping Project Website Relaunched- Popular Archaeology

The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) announces the relaunch of the Theban Mapping Project (TMP) website, providing a new resource for educators, students, and researchers by showcasing and detailing what is currently known about the tombs of New Kingdom Egypt’s ancient pharaohs and their families. To read more, click here.


Explore the Marvels of the Valley of the Kings with TMP's Website- Cairo Nights Out

The Theban Mapping Project (TMP) initiated work in Luxor’s West Bank in 1979, mapping its hillsides and making comprehensive architectural plans for the numerous ancient tombs it contained. To read more, click here


The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) is Delighted to Announce the Relaunch of the New Theban Mapping Project (TMP) webiste- Identity Magazine

The Theban Mapping Project website (TMP) first came online in 1998 and was known as KV5. To read more, click here.


The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) is Proud to Announce the Launch of "Preserving Egypt's Layered History" on Google Arts & Culture- Identity Magazine

ARCE's commitment to sharing cultural knowledge with its members and community meant quickly shifting gears to embrace new ways of connecting. To read more, click here.


Zikra: Remembering Abd al-Halim Hafiz- El-Shai.com

The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) is proud to announce an open public lecture and musical performance titled “Zikra: Remembering’ Abd al-Halim Hafiz.” To read more, click here.


Upcoming Events: ‘Zikra: Remembering ‘Abd al-Halim Hafiz,’ In Honor of Nawal El Saadawi- Arab Lit Quarterly

ARCE National will host “Zikra: Remembering ‘Abd al-Halim Hafiz." To read more,  click here.


ARCE Honors El- Andalib with Online Lecture and Music Performance- Cairo Nights Out

The American Research Center in Egypt has announced the public lecture and musical performance titled ‘Zikra’ remembering the legendary singer ‘Abdel Halim Hafez.’ To read more, click here.


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



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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