Tag Archives: Cultural heritage

The Late Palaeolithic rock art at Qurta, Egypt: Field season 2011

It is a miracle that Egypt’s Late Palaeolithic rock art has survived for at least 15.000 years – and especially for the last 50 years of intensive modern development in the country. At Qurta by Kom Ombo, for example, the … Continue reading

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Ny artikkel om gamle steinbrudd i Egypt

(For Norwegian readers) Norsk Egyptologisk Selskap startet i 2010 sin egen bulletin med artikler og nyhetsstoff om Egypt. For det andre nummeret (vår 2011) har jeg sammen med Tom Heldal skrevet en liten artikkel om bevaring av landets gamle steinbrudd. … Continue reading

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Turmoil in Egypt – the cultural heritage situation

As mass protests continue in Egypt, the situation for the cultural heritage of the country is getting somewhat clearer. This short post is just intended to inform that the heritage situation is monitored at several websites.

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