Archaeologists and Specialists – 2019 Season

Ancient Egypt Research Associates is proud and fortunate to count the following professionals as members of our team. Click on a year below to view a different season’s team members.

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007/2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

Our 2019 Team

PRESIDENT
Dr. Mark Lehner

SENIOR STAFF
Dr. Richard Redding, Chief Research Officer, Archaeozoologist
Dr. Mohsen Kamel, Field Director, Executive Director of AERA-Egypt
Megan Flowers, Business Manager
Safinaz Ouri, Grants & Financial Manager

PUBLICATIONS
Dr. Mark Lehner, Executive Editor
Alexandra Witsell, Managing Editor
Dr. Wilma Wetterstrom, Art and Science Editor

BOSTON OFFICE
Francis Dilks, Development Coordinator
Steven Dilks, Archives Assistant

GIS
Rebekah Miracle, GIS Director

GIZA SUPPORT STAFF
Mohamed Said, Giza IT Manager
Mohamed Farouk, Accountant
Manami Yahata, Archivist
Sayed Salah Abd el-Hakim, House Manager
Amir Abdel Hamid, Cairo Project Manager

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE TEAM
Dr. Claire Malleson, Director of Archaeological Science, Lab Manager, Archaeobotanist
Dr. Richard Redding, Archaeozoologist
Alexandra Witsell, Head of Clay Sealings Team
David Jerabek, Clay Sealings Specialist
Manami Yahata, Roofing Materials Specialist, Archivist
Emmy Malek, Objects Specialist
Sarah Hitchens, Textile Specialist, Assistant Lab Manager
Mahmoud el-Shafey,* Ceramicist
Aisha Mohamed Montaser Ahmed,* Ceramicist
Dr. Ania Wodzinska, Ceramicist
Samar Mahmoud,* Lithics Specialist
Dr. Elizabeth Hart, Lithics Specialist
Eleuterio Luther Sousa, Archaeozoologist
Mohammed Hussein,* Assistant Archaeozoologist
Philip La Porta, Geologist
Dr. Martin Odler, Metallurgist
Mohammed Hassan, Lab Support Staff
Abdel Latif Ibrahim, Lab Support Staff
Ahmed Ezz, MoA Inspector
Mohammed Salah, MoA Inspector
Dr. Sawsan Ibrahim Fahmy,* MoA Inspector

EXCAVATION
Dan Jones, Senior Archaeologist
Virag Pabeschitz, Archaeologist
Sayed Salah Abd el-Hakim, Foreman
Martina Bardonova, Archaeologist
Greg Viessman, Volunteer
Mohamed Helmi, Surveyor
Shaimaa Abd el-Rahman, MoA Inspector
Mohammed Gamal, MoA Inspector

RETURN TO THE SPHINX VIEWING PROJECT
Dr. Zahi Hawass, Director
Dr. Mark Lehner, Field Director
Glen Dash, Director GPR Survey
Rebecca Sperber, Assistant Surveyor
Eric Sperber, Assistant Surveyor
Sara Ahmed Abdel Aziz, Assistant Surveyor
Dr. Yukinori Kawae, Archaeologist, Project Leader 3D Laser Scanning & Photogrammetry Survey Team
Yoshihiro Yasumuro, Laser Scanning & Photogrammetry Specialist, Software engineer
Ichiroh Kanaya, Computer Scientist, 3D Specialist
Takayuki Fujii, Laser Scanning & Photogrammetry Assistant
Rio Takahashi, Laser Scanning & Photogrammetry Assistant
Naoki Mori, Laser Scanning & Photogrammetry Assistant
Masahi Asai, Laser Scanning & Photogrammetry Assistant
Yasumasa Ichikawa, CG Specialist
Ashraf Abd el-Aziz, Archaeologist, Photographer
Amir Zakaria, Surveyor
Marwa Mohamed, MoA Inspector
Mahmoud Abd el-Aleem Hakel, MoA Inspector

EGYPTOLOGIST AND ART HISTORIAN
Dr. Florence Friedman

*Inspector with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities