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Cairo Conference: Science of Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technologies Conference

Event Info

Host: Ministry of Antiquities
Type: Education - Lecture

Time and Place

Start Time: Saturday, 4th November 2017, 9:00 am
End Time: Monday, 6th November 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Manial Palace
Street: 1 Al-Saraya, Al-Manial
City/Town: Cairo
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Contact Details

Email: submit@saemt.com
Phone:
Link: http://ees.ac.uk/userfiles/file/SAEMT1.pdf

Description

We are delighted to announce the International Conference on the Science of Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technologies (SAEMT), to take place in Cairo in November 2017. The conference invites the submission of abstracts for papers and posters in English from international researchers who employ various archaeological sciences in their research on ancient Egyptian materials, their adoption, developments and technologies.
The conference's aims are threefold: first, to provide a venue for specialists employing archaeological sciences to meet and to present their research and exchange ideas; second, to emphasise the importance of archaeological sciences and interdisciplinary approaches within Egyptology; third, to provide a space for those working within Egypt to discuss measures for overcoming limitations that hinder scientific applications in Egypt. Panel discussions will also explore topics such as access to the necessary reliable facilities to perform analyses and how to improve the levels and standards of analytical methods within Egypt.
The papers will be published in a peer reviewed publication.

Organising Institutions
Ministry of Antiquities
In collaboration with:
German Archaeological Institute in Cairo
American Research Centre, Egypt
Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale
American University in Cairo
Egypt Exploration Society

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