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Published 2022
The 72nd annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt : APRIL 22-25, 2021 VIRTUAL

Published 2022
Exalted Spirits: The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt through the Ages

: The exhibition was opened on the 9th of November, 2021 at The Egyptian Museum in Cairo and was followed by a three-day conference from the 10th to the 12th of November, 2021. This three-day conference, in partnership with The American University in Cairo (AUC) and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA), covered the veneration of deceased figures in Egypt from the Pharaonic period up to current times, using the diverse evidence available in terms of texts, images, and lived traditions. The conference featured academic papers as well as panel discussions focusing on current practises related to the veneration of the dead and their origins, which may be traced back to ancient Egypt, and was aimed at both academic and non-academic participants. The former presented academic papers, while the latter (which included creatives from different fields) participated in panel discussions. Academic papers published in a peer-reviewed journal

Published 2022
Transcending Eternity : The Centennial Tutankhamun Conference

: to celebrate the centenary anniversary of discovering Tutankhamun’s tomb, the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) partnered with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA) to organize an in-per- son conference. “Transcending Eternity: The Centennial Tutankhamun Conference” toke place between 4-6 November 2022 at the world’s largest open-air museum, Luxor. Experts presented papers in di- verse areas such as Tutankhamun’s life and death as well as, the history behind the tomb’s excavation. The objective behind this conference was to present the latest research on the king along with his objects and tomb

Red Monastery Architectural Conservation

: The Red Monastery Church conservation project is one of ARCE’s longest and most successful endeavors in preservation. Architectural conservation and site presentation work was carried out at the Red Monastery Church under the supervision of Michael Jones and Nicholas Warner. The work was executed by Nicholas Warner with his team of local, skilled craftsmen. Among the tasks completed were: the installation of new limestone paving and a new electrical network with LED lighting throughout the church; installation of new wooden doors and cupboards; replacement of sections of timber damaged by termites; roofing work; re-erection of fallen columns in the nave; installation of displays of archaeological finds; installation of a new altar in the sanctuary; and repair and conservation of the interior and exterior of the tower adjacent to the church.
: 2185 pics : Conservation of the monument was funded through the American Research Center in Egypt's Cultural Heritage Tourism Project in Egypt (Annual Program Statement) United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Agreement No. 263-A-15-00007.