August 2017

Greetings everyone! My name is Cedric and I am the Director of the Egypt Exploration Society, a UK-based charity supporting fieldwork and research in Egypt as well as offering archaeological training opportunities in the UK and in Egypt.

I thought I could take the opportunity of this blog to give you, and especially to our supporters, some regular updates on the work my staff and I are doing. Here are some of the things we have been working on recently.  -I sent to Essam the papers asking for a new EES concession in Egypt. These papers will then be sent by Essam in order to get a positive answer from the Ministry of Antiquities as quickly as possible. You will be kept informed on this process. -We had our first official Fundraising meeting in July to start the preparation of our soon to come fundraising campaign. Among other things, we discussed the next steps to be followed before the next meeting and we assessed what was our priority: the need to create a Research Fund. -The last Curre…