ARCE

excavations and conservation in progress

Description:
excavations and conservation in progress
Physical Description:
1 color slide and Color 35mm print
Photographer:
Image capture by Robert K. Vincent Jr.
Date Created:
December 7, 2004
Collection:
Shunet el-Zebib Documentation and Conservation
Location:
Abydos, Egypt
Time Period:
Early Dynastic Period (ca. 2700 BCE), 2nd Dynasty, and Thinite Period
Topic:
Pharaohs, Conservation Archaeology, Excavations (archaeology), Upper-Egypt, Kings and rulers--Death and burial, Sepulchral monuments, and Masonry--conservation and restoration
Genre:
color slide
Creative Commons License:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
Rights Statement:
Users must agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the CC BY NC SA license before using ARCE materials and must provide the following credit line: "Reproduction courtesy of the American Research Center in Egypt, Inc. (ARCE). This project was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)."
Local ID:
arce_ca_dcsz_arcestaff_042707.tif
Project History:
The conservation and documentation of King Khasekhemwy’s Funerary Monument at Abydos was implemented by the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, led by David O’Connor, Director, and Matthew Douglas Adams, Associate Director, under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania Museum-Yale University-Institute of Fine Arts, New York University Expedition to North Abydos, Egypt (William Kelly Simpson and David O’Connor, Co-directors) and in collaboration with consultants William C.S. Remsen (International Preservation Associates, Inc.), Anthony Crosby (Architectural Conservation, LLC), and Conor Power (Structural Technology, Inc.). Conservation work was made possible with the support of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (formerly the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities).
Funding Agency:
Conservation of the monument was originally funded through the American Research Center in Egypt's Egyptian Antiquities Project (ARCE-EAP) under USAID Agreement No. 263-G-00-93-00089-00 (1999-2006) and subsequently funded through ARCE's Egyptian Antiquities Conservation Project (ARCE-EAC) under USAID Agreement No. 263-A-00-04-00018-00 (2010-2012).