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Projects

Fire Risk Mitigation

Cleaning work and rubbish removal in Gamal El-Din El-Dahabi House and Al-Dardair Hall in Al-Azhar and Al-Ghoury, Historic Cairo. A step toward the realization of an integrated project meant for fire risk management, implemented by the Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation

Rescuing the Mamluk Minbars of Cairo

Mamluk Minbars are stepped pulpits, made in the period from 1250 to 1517. Found in mosques, they are traditionally used by imams to deliver sermons and lectures. Minbars are ornate examples of Islamic art and architecture. Generally made from wood, they are adorned and densely decorated with complex geometrical patterns and calligraphic texts, typically made with ivory, ebony and camel bone inlay.

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The Egyption Heritage Rescue Foundation

The Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation (EHRF) was founded in 2013, with the objective of promoting and safeguarding Egyptian and regional cultural heritage. Its first mission was to deliver and design, for government staff and concerned organizations, courses on Disaster Risk Preparedness and First Aid to Cultural Heritage (FACH) on cooperation with ICCROM.