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Some useful links:

www.undeadcrafts.com – the web site of the Hands On project. Presents the traditional crafts practiced in the Eastern Cemetery within the “City of the Dead” in Cairo, the people of this area, and its rich historic heritage.

www.artsmeetcrafts.com  – the web site of the KEEPitREAL project. Presents the interactions between Egyptian and European contemporary artists and the traditional craftspeople of Cairo as well as the outcome of ARCHiNOS’ project that brought them together.

www.karanisbath.com – the “Bathing with the Romans” web site that presents a Roman-period bathhouse that ARCHiNOS conserved on the outskirts of Fayyum in the context of the bathing culture in the Roman empire and in its Egyptian province. Important external links, too.

Presenting the ‘City of the Dead’ and ARCHiNOS work there. Published on 9 April 2019

Presenting the ‘City of the Dead’ and ARCHiNOS work there. Published on 16 June 2019

Presenting in the Maq’ad of Sultan Qaitbey in April 2019 the results of a photographic competition

Presented at the Sultan’s Fair on 18 March 2016

Presented at the Sultan’s Fair on 1 October 2015

Presented at the Sultan’s Fair on 1 October 2015

Downloadable documents:

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Newsletter of the MASQ:

space for art and culture at the Maq’ad of Sultan Qaitbey

Catalogue of the art exhibition Silent Rhythms Meet Shapes of Sound

Pesented in the Maq’ad of Sultan Qaitbey in July 2019

[1.6 MB]

ALIVE: Heritage for the Living in Cairo’s City of the Dead

a 60-page illustrated booklet presenting the Sultan Qaitbey’s area in the “City of the Dead” in Cairo and the work performed there by ARCHiNOS,  2018

[6.3 MB]

Living with World Heritage in Cairo

paper presented at the UNESCO conference in South Africa in 2012

[1.6 MB]

Sam Ibn Nuh Mosque: Community Support Project, Cairo

September 2000-November 2001
a book by Agnieszka Dobrowolska, American University in Cairo Press, 2002

[4.0 MB]