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

South Asasif Necropolis: Journey Through Time

The exhibition "South Asasif Necropolis: Journey Through Time" opened at the Luxor Museum on the 8th of September. Thank you to the Ministry of Antiquities, H.E. Minister Khaled El-Enany, Dr. Moustafa Wasiry, Qurna Inspectorate, especially Fathy Yassin, Ramadan Ahmed Ali and Ezz El Noby, Dr. Sanna Ahmed Ali and the curators of the Luxor Museum. … Continue reading South Asasif Necropolis: Journey Through Time

The Many Faces of South Asasif

The South Asasif Conservation Project has developed numerous projects within the Project. Today you will hear from the leaders of two of these endeavors, Annie Haward, Franseca Jones and Taylor Bryanne Woodcock. Part I: Reconstructing BD 17 in the tomb of Kharakhamun (TT 223) Annie Haward and Francesca Jones Annie Haward and Francesca Jones returned … Continue reading The Many Faces of South Asasif

June News

Reconstruction of the pillars of the First Pillared Hall in the tomb of Karakhamun is going incredibly well. the conservation team of Abdelrazk Mohamed Ali, Ali Hassan Ibrahim, Taib Hassan Ibrahim, Mohamed El Azeb Hakem, Hassan Dimerdash, Said Ali Hassan, Mohamed Badawy, Mohamed Shebib, Taib Said Mohamed and stonecutter Hussein Mohamed have finished the construction … Continue reading June News