Hiroko Kariya

Epigraphic SurveynOriental InstitutenUniversity of Chicago
Project Conservator
Arlington, VA
Hiroko Kariya was trained as an objects conservator at the Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She has worked in the Conservation Department, Brooklyn Museum and other museums in the United States. She has also worked on various archaeological sites including the Athenian Agora in Greece, Kaman-Kalehoyuk in Turkey, Karnack and Mut temples, Vallery of the Kings and Edfu in Egypt.
She is currently in private practice as an objects conservator working in museums and on archaeological sites. She has been a project conservator for the Epigraphic Survey of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago in Luxor since 1996. She also currently works as a consultant at the Qatar National Museum in Doha, the Pennsylvania-Yale-Institute of Fine Arts, New York University Expedition to Abydos, Egypt, for Waseda University at Abusir in Giza, Egypt, and the Valley of the Kings in Luxor for UNESCO Egypt-Waseda University. Since 2009, she has also worked as a conservator for special projects for Harvard University's Archaeological Exploration of Sardis, Turkey.