Excavation Team

2012 Team

Directors: Dr. Diana Craig Patch (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Dr. Peter Lacovara (Michael C. Carlos Museum)
Archaeologist: Dr. Catharine H. Roehrig, (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Surveyor: Mr. Joel Paulson
Artist: Ms. Pamela Paulson
Field Assistant: Mr. Hassaan Mohamed Ali
Driver: Mr. Mohammed Mostafa
Inspector: Miss Shaimma Abdel Karim (SCA)

The expedition would like to thank the following for their assistance and support:

  • Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim, Minister of State for Antiquities
  • Dr. Mohamed Ismail, Chairman of the Permanent Committee
  • Dr. Mohammed el Bialy, General Director of Upper Egyptian Sites
  • Mr. Monsur Boraik, General Director of Luxor
  • Dr. Mohamed Abdel Aziz, Director of Qurna
  • Mr. Nour Abdel Gaffar, General Manager of Qurna
  • Mr. Abdel Nasser, Manager of South Qurna
  • Mr. Abdel Nasser, Chief Inspector of South Qurna

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  1. my greeting to you ,pleased me meet you and introduce my self, I am a professional restorer work with some missions (american,french, Italian,..)in Egypt.have many years experience after university, pleased me offer my services ,hope have E-mail Dr:Peter Lacovara or Dr: Diana Craig to send some images of my restoration work and my C.V, Thank you .With my best wishes,,,,,,mohammed ahmed

  2. Thank you to give news every day. It is very interesting. I will be in Louxor the 4th of march, are you still there ?
    Nathalie Marchais

    • Dear Nathalie,
      I am sorry we will miss you, we leave for home on that day.

    • Thank you. We stop at the end of February, so sorry we will not be here.

  3. Mi sapete dire il nome del professore australiano che ha partecipato alla missione di hierakonpolis 2012? grazie

  4. We hope all is going according to plan.

    • Hi Deb,

      Sorry I didn’t see this earlier but I didn’t realize about the comment area. I write a lot of the material but I don’t load it! Things are going well and it has been a good season. Weather much better this year than last and I was happy to escape the winter in New York. I land back in JFK on Wed about 6:30 so I should be home early evening I hope. How did Paul’s surgery go? Car still there?

      See you soon Diana

  5. Great to see that you’re all back!
    Might I ask one of you to get in touch with me, please?
    Have an invitation for you!

  6. this is a great site !

  7. This is indeed an interesting site. I have always been interested in Malqata. We are working at TT209 this season which is ending soon and staying at the ARCE apts and New Memnon hotel (highly recommended-basic but close to all). Good luck on your future excavations! (Jan Summers, Archaeologist/Curator)

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