Reconstructing the Second Pillared Hall of Karakhamun

By Kenneth Griffin The blog post for this week has been written by Dr Ken Griffin, the Curator of the Egypt Centre, Swansea University, who has been participating in the South Asasif Conservation Project since 2010. This post will focus on the reconstruction of the northern face of Northern Pillar 3 (NP3) within the Second … Continue reading Reconstructing the Second Pillared Hall of Karakhamun

Season Opening 2022

The South Asasif Conservation Project is happy to announce the opening of the 2022 season. We are very grateful to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Qurna  inspectorate, sponsors and team members of the Project for their support. Elena Pischikova, Katherine Blakeney, Marion Brew, Sharon Davidson and Marina Esteve Pérez are happy to reunite with … Continue reading Season Opening 2022

Thanks to Our September team!

A huge thank you to all the mission members who joined us in September. Your energy and excitement filled the site with joy. Thank you, Salima Ikram, Julia Budka, John Billman, Marion Brew, Steven Feurer, Sharon Davidson, Stephanie Lindeburg, Vanessa Foott, and Anh Nguyen for your hard work, incredible discoveries and amazing research.

Updates on the 2021 Season

The team of the South Asasif Conservation Project is making great progress during another challenging season. Some of our team members were unable to join us due to the travel restrictions in their respective countries. Everybody at the site is taking the challenge bravely and giving 110% to the work. Our Egyptian team works miracles … Continue reading Updates on the 2021 Season

Journey of a Pyramidion

The South Asasif Conservation Project congratulates all our mission members, friends and sponsors on the unveiling of a new addition to the collection of the Luxor Museum, a beautiful pyramidion found in TT 390 on the 21st of October, 2020. The pyramidion was found by Reis Mohamed Ali and the supervisor of the archaeological team, … Continue reading Journey of a Pyramidion

John Billman: Journey to South Asasif

November started with a pleasant surprise - John Billman, Head of the South Asasif Conservation Project Registration Department and Director of the South Asasif Conservation Trust joined us at the site. John is the first (and hopefully not the last) UK or European team member who made it to the site this season. Elena Pischikova … Continue reading John Billman: Journey to South Asasif

South Asasif September 2020 Updates

The South Asasif Conservation Project is finishing the first month of its 2020 season. 1. We are very grateful to H.E. Minister Khaled El Enany and General Secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry for their support of the work of the mission. 2. Our conservation team continues its work in the First … Continue reading South Asasif September 2020 Updates