The Egypt Exploration Society

The Egypt Exploration Society

Charity information

The Egypt Exploration Society

The Society supports archaeological research projects throughout Egypt. We rely almost entirely on the support of our members and the wider public to fund our work and run an extensive programme of educational events in Egypt, the UK and beyond to convey the results to our audience.

Founded 1882

  • Mission statement

    Since its founding in 1882 the Egypt Exploration Society’s mission has been to explore ancient Egyptian sites and monuments, to create a lasting record of the remains, to generate enthusiasm for, and increase knowledge and understanding of, Egypt’s past and to raise awareness of the importance of protecting its heritage.

  • Aims

    The Egypt Exploration Society aims to:

    • To advance the education of the public with reference to Ancient and Medieval Egypt
    • To promote art, culture and heritage by raising knowledge, awareness and understanding of the language, history, arts, culture, religion and all other matters relating to Ancient and Medieval Egypt.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1882

    Registered Charity Number: 212384

    Board members: 15

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 020 7242 1880

    Address: 3 Doughty Mews, London WC1N 2PG

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  • Excavation Fund Appeal 2011/12 - Egypt

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