Elephantine Project fall 2017 (Aswan, Egypt)

Archaeological Projects

Elephantine Project fall 2017 (Aswan, Egypt), Archaeological Projects

The Swiss Institut (Schweizer Institut für Ägyptische Bauforschung und Altertumskunde in Kairo), in cooperation with the German Institut (DAI-Kairo), works in Elephantine Island since 1969, with the aim to study the development of an ancient Egyptian city, from pharaonic times to the beginning of the Islamic era. Currently, the archaeological an conservation works of the Elephantine Project of the Swiss Institut is directed by Dr. Cornelius von Pilgrim.

More info at: http://www.swissinst.ch