ARCE in the News
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.