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Hussein Bassir

Archaeological Supervisor (director) at The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)

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Work Experience

Archaeological Supervisor (director)

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
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Cairo
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2011 to Present

Cairo, Egypt, http://www.nmec.gov.eg/.

Cairo Friends' Association
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Egypt, UK
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2011 to Present

Cairo Friends' Association
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Cairo
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2010 to Present

Cairo, Egypt. 
2011 Ancient Egyptian History, Misr International University, Cairo, Egypt.

Archaeological Supervisor

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
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Cairo
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2009 to Present

Cairo, Egypt, http://www.nmec.gov.eg/. 
2009-date writing and teaching hieroglyphs for kids at the Egyptian museums of the SCA/MSA. 
2009-date writing about Egyptian antiquities for awareness raising among adults and the SCA/MSA staff.

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
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Cairo
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2009 to Present

Cairo Friends' Association
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2004 to Present

Arabic TA of the Arabic courses, the Language Teaching Center, the Johns Hopkins University.

Member of the Egyptian Museum

Cairo Friends' Association
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Cairo
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1994 to Present

1996 Organized an Egyptian Exhibition in Dakar in the International Congress of Tenth Memorial Celebration of the Senegalese Egyptologist Prof. Sheikh Anta Diop.

Director of Archaeological Collections Administration

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
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2010 to 2010

SCA.

Director of International Organizations Administration

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
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2010 to 2010

SCA.

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
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Cairo
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2010 to 2010

Egypt. 
 
Membership: The International Council of Museums (ICOM) 
The American Research Center in Egypt 
The Egyptian Exploration Society 
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo Friends' Association 
The International Association of Egyptologists

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
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Cairo
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2010 to 2010

Egypt. 
Field schools: 2000 Field School of Combined Prehistoric Expedition in Nabta Playa under the Supervision of Prof. Fred Wendrof, (the Southern Methodist University Department of Anthropology), in the Egyptian Western desert.

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
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Cairo
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2010 to 2010

Egypt.

Archaeological Supervisor

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
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Cairo
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2009 to 2010

Cairo, Egypt, http://www.nmec.gov.eg.

Lab consultant

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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2003 to 2009

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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Washington, DC
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2008 to 2008

USA. 
2009 The Nubian Pharaohs, the Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau (ECEB) in Washington DC, USA. 
2010 The Greatest Archaeological Discoveries in Egypt in the 20th Century, Toledo, Spain. 
2010 Education and Training in the Egyptian Heritage, Euromed Meeting, Algiers, Algeria. 
2011 The Dashour Project, The UN Meeting, Casablanca, Morocco. 
2011 The Dashour Project, The UNESCO Meeting, Casablanca, Morocco.

Teacher

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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2007 to 2007

Faculty member

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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Baltimore, MD
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2007 to 2007

USA. 
2007 Ancient Cultures, the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA. 
2010 Ancient Egyptian Religion and Touristic Guidance, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

Arabic TA and teacher

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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2004 to 2007

the Language Teaching Center, the Johns Hopkins University.

Faculty member

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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2004 to 2007

at the Language Teaching Center, the Johns Hopkins University.

Arabic teacher, the Language Teaching Center

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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2006 to 2006

2006 Intermediate Arabic, the Language Teaching Center, the Johns Hopkins University.

Co-teacher, the Language Teaching Center

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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2006 to 2006

2006 Beginning Arabic I, the Language Teaching Center, the Johns Hopkins University. 
2006 Beginning Arabic II, the Language Teaching Center, the Johns Hopkins University.

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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2005 to 2006

the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, the Johns Hopkins University.

Arabic teacher, the Language Teaching Center

Krieger Academic Computing Lab, the Johns Hopkins University
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2005 to 2005

2005 Beginning Arabic, the Language Teaching Center, the Johns Hopkins University. 
2005 Intermediate Arabic, the Language Teaching Center, the Johns Hopkins University. 
2005 Advanced Arabic, Language Teaching Center, the Johns Hopkins University.

Director of the Scientific Administration

Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities
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2001 to 2003

and assistant of its Secretary General.

Archaeologist, the Egyptian Antiquities' Exhibit, Zagazig

Sharaqiya Governorate
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Egypt, UK
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2002 to 2002

Egypt).

Field director of excavations at the Eastern Cemetery

Heliopolis
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2002 to 2002

the 26th Dynasty), Heliopolis.

The Salvation of Panehsy Tomb Project
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Cairo
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1997 to 2002

Heliopolis. 
Documenting Egyptian antiquities: 1996-97 The Documentation of the Ancient Egyptian Monuments in Islamic Cairo Project. 
Field projects in Egyptian Antiquities: 1996 Prepared and opened of the Northern Pyramid of Sneferu for the general public. 
1996 Participated in the project of developing of the Saqqara antiquities area.

Field director of the excavations at Bahariya Oasis

Valley of the Golden Mummies
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2001 to 2001

the Greco-Roman Period). 
2002 Field director of the excavations at Bahariya Oasis, the Sheikh Sobi Cemetery, (the 26th Dynasty).

Inspector of Antiquities of Giza Pyramids and assistant of its

Undersecretary of State
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2000 to 2001

Inspector of Antiquities of Matariya and Ain Shams

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1999 to 2000

ancient Heliopolis).

Inspector of Antiquities of Giza Pyramids and assistant of its Director General

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1997 to 1999

Field director of excavations at the Eastern Cemetery

Heliopolis
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1997 to 1998

1997-98 Field director of the excavations at the Teti Cemetery (the Old Kingdom), Saqqara. 
1999 Field director of excavations at the Panehsy Cemetery (the 26th Dynasty), Heliopolis. 
2000 Excavations at the Nabta Playa (the Neolithic Period), the Egyptian Western desert. 
2001 Field director of the excavations at the Eastern Cemetery (the 26th Dynasty), Heliopolis.

Inspector of Antiquities of Matariya and Ain Shams

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1997 to 1997

ancient Heliopolis).

Field director of excavations

Cairo Friends' Association
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Arab, AL
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1997 to 1997

Hisen Cemetery (the New Kingdom), Heliopolis.

Consultant Archaeologist

Nubia Museum
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1996 to 1997

Aswan.

Assistant to the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities

Cairo
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1995 to 1997

Cairo.

Cairo Friends' Association
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Cairo
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1996 to 1996

Cairo Friends' Association
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Egypt, UK
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1996 to 1996

1996 The International Congress of Tenth Memorial Celebration of the Senegalese Egyptologist Prof. Sheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal. 
1996 The First Congress of the Arabic Organization of Museums (the Arabic ICOM), Cairo, Egypt. 
1996 The Sixth Congress of the Demotic Studies, Cairo, Egypt. 
2000 The Eighth International Congress of Egyptologists, Cairo, Egypt. 
2002 The Salvation of the Monuments of Al-Qudus' Congress (Jerusalem), the Arab League, Cairo, Egypt. 
2006 The American Research Center in Egypt, New Jersey, USA.

Consultant Archaeologist

Grand Egyptian Museum
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Cairo
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1996 to 1996

Giza. 
2002 Prepared and participated in the Centennial of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. 
2002 Assisted at the Celebration of the Alexandria Great Library and the Archaeology Museum, Alexandria.

Salvation
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1996 to 1996

1996 The Salvation of the Serapeum Project, Saqqara. 
1996 The Salvation of the Temple of Hibis Project, the Kharaga Oasis. 
1996-98 The Project of Sphinx Restoration, Giza.

Education

Graduate student, Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Johns Hopkins University

2003 to 2009

Ph.D., Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Johns Hopkins University

2009

M.A. in USA

the Johns Hopkins University -
Eastern, UK

2004

University of Oxford -
UK

2001

Diploma in Archaeology

Cairo University -
Cairo

1996 to 1998

B.A. in art

Cairo University -
Cairo

1990 to 1994

Additional Information

Computer skills: 
I have very good experience with PC and Mac applications, softwares and programs. 
Grants, fellowships, and awards: 
1993 The Cairo University in Literary Criticism Award. 
1993 The Cairo University in Short Story Award. 
1993 The Cairo University in Philosophical Studies Award. 
1994 The Cairo University in Religious Studies Award. 
2000 The Eighth International Congress of Egyptologists Cairo Award. 
2000 The Field School of Combined Prehistoric Expedition in Nabta Playa Award. 
2001 Sir Alan H. Gardiner's Travel Scholarship, the Griffith Institute, the University of Oxford, UK. 
2002 The Kuwaiti Princess, Dr. Souad Al-Sabbah, for the Arabic Novel Award. 
2002-2009 Fellowship, Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Johns Hopkins University, USA. 
2004 The Student Technology Services of Excellent in Work Award, the Johns Hopkins University, USA. 
2005 The Student Technology Services of Excellent in Work Award, the Johns Hopkins University, USA.