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In the present study, an investigation has been undertaken in to El Sakakeny palace back to the 19th century and built by Antonio Laschiac. It is initially located in El Sakakeny square in Egypt. The investigation used to focus to the deterioration factors with it's discoloration and mural paintings. The investigation revealed that the most vital deterioration factor facing the mural paintings in El Sakakeny palace is the daily sun…
The "longing" and "belonging" features of Taha Hussein's cultural perspective of Mediterraneanism is revisited. Taha Hussein (1889-1973) plays a great role in the Egyptian cultural perspective of Mediterraneanism. The concept of Mediterraneanism was a recurrent one in his thought. Taha Hussein well expressed his point of view in his most famous book The Future of Culture in Egypt, which was first published inCairo, 1938. In analyzing the Egyptian cultural identity,…
In the present study a comparison between five familiar retouching materials (Water colour,Acrylic colour, Gouache colour, Poster colour and Oil colour)were applied on the mural painting of El Sakakeny palace. The artificial aging was used to define suitability of them, while the comparison revealed that the water colour is the most successful material as it isn't turned to yellow, it is reversible and stable, thus it is considered as the…
The Ancient Egyptians manufactured faience beads, amulets, rings, bracelets, scarabs, small figurines, bowls, tiles, as well as pieces for inlayment of their ornaments, since the predynastic age (3050 B.C.), and continued through the Roman period (30 B.C). That industry was developed through old, middle kingdoms, and reached its highest level in the knew kingdom. In the previous 20th century, serious deterioration phenomenon was observed on ancient Egyptian faience artefacts. There…
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The issue of protecting cultural heritage is a hot and a classic problem that societies throughout the time do face. The disasters causing cultural heritage destructions derive from either natural (terrestrial or extra-terrestrial) causes, or, man-made impacts, during peaceful activities or war affairs. Society faces each challenge by the invention of ‘current trends’ based on the current International Disaster Risk Management Practices for Cultural Heritage
The importance of the cultural heritage for the Economy of our Euro-Mediterranean Countries is an asset. The preparation for emergency action in the event of a disaster should identify the specific action to be undertaken from major partners and stakeholders at national and international levels. The State Party is the primary stakeholder responsible for protecting and managing a World Heritage property, including stakeholders with respect to disaster risks. The key…


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