ARCE-DC: Egyptology Lectures in DC!

We're the Washington, DC chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt.

Tour Egypt With ARCE!

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For the discriminating traveler, the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), in collaboration with Eskin Tours International, is offering a unique 15-night tour that knits together the Pharaonic, Coptic, and Medieval periods of Egypt’s rich cultural history, with an emphasis on cultural preservation. You will learn about American efforts to preserve this magnificent history within the context of modern day Egypt, with unparalleled behind-the-scenes tours of historically iconic sites where the Research Center has conducted preservation activities.

The tour runs from November 5-20, 2011.

For highlights of the tour, more details and registration, please see http://arce.org/main/2011-arce-tour.

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Author: arcedc77

The ARCE Chapter in Washington, DC (ARCE-DC) sponsors, on average, ten free lectures and one seminar a year, plus occasional social events. We sponsor tours to Egypt and organize occasional bus trips to museums that are featuring exhibitions on Egypt. We maintain close contact with the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, and the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, D.C., which frequently provides a speaking venue for our lecturers. Our lectures are otherwise coordinated with and held at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Our chapter has approximately 100 members and the average attendance at lectures is approximately 40 people. When held at the Egyptian Embassy, the number can exceed 100 attendees.

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