News

The South Asasif Conservation  Project team has just opened its fourteenth season in the South Asasif tombs of Karakhamun (TT223), Karabasken (TT391), and Irtieru (TT390). We will be working until the end of 2020 and are looking forward to a productive season. Watch this page for regular updates, along with images and video clips of … Continue reading

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

Highlights of the 2019 Season

Happy Holidays to our team members, sponsors and friends! We have a lot to celebrate. We had an amazing 2019 season. Between new finds, extensive conservation and an exhibition at the Luxor Museum, our team accomplished a great deal of work. Here are some of the season's highlights in pictures: The MoA Conservation team's performance … Continue reading Highlights of the 2019 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

Our Work in August and September 2018 Part I

The main August event was the delivery and installation of the canopic jars of the Lady of the House Amenirdis in the Luxor Museum. We found these beautiful jars in the tomb of Karabasken (TT 391) in May 2018 (for more details see the previous blog post). The Qurna inspectorate, the Ministry's museum sector and … Continue reading Our Work in August and September 2018 Part I