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Dr Mohamed Kenawi

Research Associate

School/Department: Archaeology and Ancient History, School of

Email: mekkm1@leicester.ac.uk

Profile

Mohamed Kenawi is a Research Associate at the School of Archaeology and Ancient History University of Leicester. He was a Researcher and Training Manager at the School of Archaeology University of Oxford for the Endangered Archaeology of the Middle East and North Africa project. He was Head Researcher (2011-16) followed by Acting Director (2016-17) of the Hellenistic Centre of Bibliotheca Alexandrina. He taught at the American University in Cairo and at Catania University. He has participated in various archaeological missions in Libya Italy and Egypt among them those at Kom al-Ahmer/Kom Wasit Athribis Dionysias and Manqbad. He currently collaborates on projects with Padua University in Italy and Tübingen University in Germany.

Research

Research is focused on documentation of Cultural Heritage sites in North Africa and the Middle East. In particular, Roman Archaeology in Algeria, Archaeology of the Western Desert of Egypt, Roman and Late Roman Nile Delta, and the transformation of sacred spaces. 

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Interests

The archaeology of the Egyptian Delta 
Living Heritage in MENA region: interaction between past and present 
The economy of the Roman Empire: the Egyptian case 
Transformation of sacred spaces 
Survey and documentation of archaeological sites 
Conservation of heritage buildings 
Reuse of Classical building materials

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