t: +20 1225113357 (mobile)
t: +20 27955666 (office)

Objectives of the Trust

The objects of the Amarna Trust are:

To advance public education and to promote the conservation, protection and improvement of the ancient city of Tell el-Amarna, Egypt and the surrounding area for the benefit of the public in particular but not exclusively by:

  i) creating a permanent facility for study (the research base – The Amarna Centre);
  ii) undertaking and supporting field research (and publishing the useful results of such research);
  iii) promoting training in archaeological field skills;
  iv) providing, and assisting in the provision of, lectures and publications in furtherance of the stated objects;
  v) developing displays and exhibitions at a site museum for the benefit of the public and an educational outreach programme for the benefit of pupils at schools; and
  vi) working in partnership with the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt to maintain the ancient city for the benefit of the public.

The Amarna Trust is registered with the Charity Commission of the United Kingdom as no. 1161292.

Its registered address is Newton Hall, Town Street, Newton, Cambridge, United Kingdom CB22 7ZE

The contact for The Amarna Trust is Prof. Barry Kemp CBE, FBA:

The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
The University of Cambridge
Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3ER, UK

e: bjk2@cam.ac.uk

Mobile: (UK) +44 784 1054396
Mobile: (Egypt) +20 1225113357

Current Trustees:

Prof Paul Nicholson (chair)
Prof Barry Kemp (hon. secretary)
Susan Kelly (hon. treasurer)
Dr Andrew Bednarski
Surésh Dhargalkar
Dr Alison Gascoigne
Vicky Kemp
Dr Kate Spence
Dr Pamela Rose

The Amarna Project maintains a Cairo office:

No 1, Midan el-Tahrir
Floor 5, Flat 17

t: +20 2 27955666