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Workshop on Coptic monuments documentation

From: Hany Aziz Hanna Hanna <hhnnc<-at->
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2009
"Documentation and registration of Coptic monuments, challenges and
30-31 May 2009

I am posting this in behalf of my Colleague Dr. Louay Mahmoud Saied.

There no registration fee and the attending is for free, the SCA is
not in position to provide any travel or accommodation grants.

To register please respond as soon as possible to

    Dr. Louay Mahmoud Saied
    Ministry of Culture
    Supreme Council of Antiquities
    General Department of the Documentation
    and Registration of Coptic Monuments
    3 Al-aadel Abubakr St.
    Zamalek, Cairo
    +20 2 273 656 45
    +20 2 273  587 49

On behalf of Dr. Zahi Hawass, I would like to announce the
inauguration of a newly established Department by the SCA titled
"Department of the Documentation and Registration of the Coptic
Monuments". This Department aims to:

    Document and register fully all Coptic monuments in: museums,
    different archaeological sights (related to either Islamic and
    Coptic or Pharaonic sectors' sights), excavations outcome,
    stores and magazines and every Coptic monument in Egypt.

    Preparation for publications of these documentations.

    Initiation of the Coptic monuments cultural awareness through:
    Lectures, training courses, periodicals, etc.

    Arrangement and gathering of the efforts of all whom are
    interested and experts in Coptology in and outside Egypt.

The Department is about to hold a preliminary workshop at 30-31 May
2009 entitled "Documentation and registration of Coptic monuments,
challenges and solutions" in 3 Al-aadel Abubakr st., Zamalek, Cairo.

This workshop will include round table discussions in different
fields: Survey and architectural documentation, GIS, icons, Coptic
papyri, photography and new documentation techniques, wood, metals,
textiles, and other fields of Coptic monuments Documentation.

These discussions aim to:

    Allow a kind of brain storming between experts to get different
    ideas which will help to figure out a detailed plan of action.

    To recognize and arrange efforts between Coptologists and those
    who may be involved in this National project of the
    Documentation of the Coptic monuments.

You are kindly invited to either attend this workshop or to offer
any kind of support, technical or else. If you have any ideas
concerning this project, or any questions or suggestions, please
contact me:

    Dr. Louay Mahmoud Saied
    GM of the General Department of the Documentation
    and Registration of Coptic Monuments
    SCA, Cairo, Egypt
    Mobile: +20 2105399455

Prof. Dr. Hany Hanna (Ph.D)
Senior Conservator,
General Director
Department of Conservation
Helwan, El-Saf and Atfeh Sector
Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA)
Mobil: +20 12 4176742

                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:65
                    Distributed: Friday, May 8, 2009
                       Message Id: cdl-22-65-011
Received on Wednesday, 6 May, 2009

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