Michel and Nelly Abemayor Fund for the Study of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
The Archaeological Institute of America has established a permanent annual lecture in memory of Michel and Nelly Abemayor. The lecture was created in recognition of Mr. and Mrs. Abemayor’s lifelong interest and enjoyment in the study of ancient cultures.
The purpose of the Abemayor Lecture is to provide a forum for scholarly exchange of information and to promote greater understanding of ancient Egyptian civilization. The lecture encompasses topics pertaining to Egyptology, including art, archaeology, and related disciplines. It may also include topics related to Islamic art and archaeology.
The Abemayor Lecture is given annually at an active AIA society. The lecturer will be chosen by the AIA Lecture Program Committee. This lecture was generously endowed by an anonymous donor.
The 2014 BP Award goes to the California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program for its grassroots efforts to train local communities in the preservation of archaeological sites.
The Chicago Hyatt Regency Hotel has graciously extended the discounted AM room rate until December 17, 2013!
Help support the Site Preservation Program while ringing in the New Year with the 2014 AIA Calendar.