The ARCE chapters demonstrated their remarkable vigor this fall as they
organized and hosted a 12-city speaking tour featuring invited lecturer
Dr. Barry Kemp.
The fourth book of the American University in Cairo Press's "ARCE Conservation Series" is now available: Babylon of Egypt: The Archaeology of Old Cairo and the Origins of the City, by Peter Sheehan.
Longtime ARCE member and supporter Dr. Benson Harer's fascinating
research into the cause of King Tut's death is featured on
On September 19, 2010 Dr. Zahi Hawass, Dr. Gerry Scott, and Dr. Janice
Kamrin officiated at the graduation ceremony for the Egyptian Museum
Registrar Training Project.
Archaeologists John and Deborah Darnell, co-directors of Yale
University's Theban Desert Road Survey, discuss exciting new findings at
Kharga Oasis in a fascinating article from the New York Times.
The Marina el-Alamein archaeological site on Egypt's North coast is making headlines as it prepares to open for tourists this September.
ARCE's project to document and conserve 16,000 talatat blocks at Karnak Temple is featured today in an article on Heritage-Key.com.
Dr. Andrew Bednarski, ARCE's Assistant to the Director for Special
Projects, talks to Heritage-Key.com about the fascinating work that he
is undertaking on a newly-discovered illustrated manuscript written by
19th century French Egypt explorer Frédéric Caillaud.
Dr. Cheryl Ward, Director of Coastal Carolina University's Center for Archaeology and Anthropology, received
some great local press following the announcement of her $25,000 ARCE
Antiquities Endowment Fund grant.
The second Salvage Archaeology Field School in Luxor (January-February
2010), a joint effort between ARCE and Ancient Egypt Research Associates
(AERA), is documented with exciting detail and beautiful photography in
a recent issue of AERA's AERAGRAM
ARCE's dedication to preserving Egypt's monuments and cultural history
is featured today on Hertiage-Key.com, a UK-based interactive website
and blog devoted to exploring the ancient world.
ARCE's ongoing conservation efforts in Luxor and a related upcoming
lecture by ARCE's Andrew Bednarski were the topics of this morning's Heritage-Key.com
blog post by Toronto Correspondent
ARCE's new class of Summer Arabic Language
has arrived and classes began in earnest at the ARCE Cairo Center this
Dr. Salima Ikram's recent book, Egyptology: An Introduction (Cambridge University
Press, 2009), received a wonderful review today on Heritage-Key.com, a
UK-based website and blog devoted to exploring the ancient world.
The AUC Press is talking "ARCE." A recent news piece on the AUC Press website features an interview with Senior Development Editor Randi Danforth in which she discusses the painstaking but rewarding process of editing ARCE's new book, Preserving Egypt's Cultural Heritage.
ARCE student members were in top form during the recent ARCE Annual Meeting in Oakland, with two California students
garnering the 1st and 2nd Place Best Student Paper Awards sponsored by ARCE's
A unique new Egyptian exhibit opened at Berkeley's Phoebe A. Hearst
Museum yesterday, and ARCE is proud to have played a part in making it
Research by ARCE members Salima Ikram, Nathaniel Dominy and Gillian Leigh Moritz was recently featured in the UK's Independent newspaper. The team analyzed baboon mummies from the British Museum to reveal the long-disputed location of "Punt," a land of exotic riches often referred to by the ancient Egyptians.
ARCE member Dr. Kathryn Bard is among two hundred and twenty-nine leaders and visionaries to be elected Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and
Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.
ARCE's new book, "Preserving Egypt's Cultural Heritage: " is the topic
of a recent post in the LA Times
"Babylon and Beyond" blog.