Association for the knowledge of the history of the Kingdom of the Two Deserts whose political center was the oasis of Siwa.

(Association declared by application of the law of July 1, 1901 and the decree of August 16, 1901.)

The purpose of this association is to increase and diffuse knowledge about the Ancient Kingdom of the Two Deserts located in the Western Egyptian Desert. This Kingdom of the Two Deserts had for political and religious center the oasis of Siwa and its oracle. Activities to achieve this goal are:

  • Diffuse periodical publications to members to let them know the history of the kingdom.

  • To sponsor the excavations which will be useful to the deepening of the knowledge of this ancient history.

  • Organize meetings around the goal of the association.

  • To list all the works allowing to study the history of this kingdom.

  • Digitize the books of the private library "Black Lions", located in the oasis of Siwa.