Thematic maps

Modern development in the Northern Faiyum (EG)

Modern development in the Northern Faiyum (EG)

Purpose: Conservation planning
Method: GIS/GPS
Research: Per Storemyr, Tom Heldal and Elizabeth Bloxam
Base map: Landsat satellite image (c. 2000)
Project: QuarryScapes

Storemyr, P. (2009): Whatever Else Happened to the Ancient Egyptian Quarries? An Essay on Their Destiny in Modern Times. In: Abu-Jaber, N., Bloxam, E., Degryse, P. & Heldal, T. (eds.): QuarryScapes. Ancient stone quarry landscapes in the Eastern Mediterranean, Geological Survey of Norway Special Publication 12, 105-124. Download PDF (4,1 MB)

Storemyr, P. (2003): Widan el-Faras Ancient Quarry Landscape, Northern Faiyum Desert, Egypt: Site Description, Historical Significance and Current Destruction. Report, No. 2003.062, Expert-Center for Conservation of Monuments and Sites, Zürich, 22 p. (with contributions from Heldal, T., Bloxam, E. & Harrell, J.A.). Download PDF (2,6 MB)

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