Tag Archives: Excavation

Encounters with Ancient Egyptians

The 2012 excavations at the funerary cult enclosure of king Khasekhemwy, the Shunet el-Zebib, are part of the project’s comprehensive program of excavation at the monument, undertaken in tandem with our architectural conservation efforts.  The excavations have two basic aims:  … Continue reading

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Returning to Abydos

  The Abydos Project of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, has resumed its fieldwork!  Although much remains uncertain in post-revolutionary Egypt, the Ministry of Antiquities continues to function, and archaeological projects throughout the country are operating normally … Continue reading

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Introducing: Matthew Adams, field director

On January 22, we interviewed field director Matthew Adams at the field house in Abydos. He is one of those people who have been fortunate, or rather persistent enough to pursue things they have been passionately drawn to since early … Continue reading

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