Deir el-Ballas Fieldwork

Our initial season conducted from January 10th to the 25th 2017 consisted of a theodolite survey, photography and planning to assess the condition of the site, the perimeter of the antiquities area and possible ways to protect...

Deir el-Ballas Publication

Our fieldwork at the site will dovetail with a grant we have received from the Shelby White and Leon Levy Program for Archaeological Publications to prepare the results of the original expedition conducted at the site in 1900...

The Joint Expedition to Malqata

In addition, to our survey at Deir el-Ballas, the Fund will continue its work partnering with the Metropolitan Museum of Art as the Joint Expedition to Malqata (JEM) (https://imalqata.wordpress.com) . Located in Western Thebes...

The Kerma Bed

For an upcoming exhibition on the career of Dows Dunham at the Albany Institute of History and Art the Fund is commissioning Peter Leue, a noted Albany sculptor and master craftsman in wood and mixed media to re-create Dunham'...

Oral History Project

In 2017, as a pilot for a series on the oral history of American Egyptology, we have been able to record a video oral history interview with David O’Connor, who is one of the country’s leading archaeologists and gave a won...

Publications

In addition to the Der el-Ballas publication, the Ancient Egyptian Heritage and Archaeology Fund has also helped raise funds for the forthcoming book “Nubian Gold: Ancient Jewelry from Sudan and Egypt” to be published in t...