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Lecture: ARCE's Projects in Luxor (ARCE Chicago)

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    Saturday May 7, 5:00 pm The Oriental Institute LaSalle Banks Room Topic: ARCE s Projects in Luxor Speakers: Dr. Mansour Buriak, Director General of Luxor
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 28, 2011
      Saturday May 7, 5:00 pm
      The Oriental Institute
      LaSalle Banks Room
      Topic: ARCE's Projects in Luxor

      Speakers:
      Dr. Mansour Buriak, Director General of Luxor Antiquities, Supreme Council of Antiquities
      and
      John Shearman, Assistant Director of ARCE for Luxor: Conservation at the Karnak Temple

      John Shearman, who directs ARCE's work in Luxor, will discuss projects including the conservation of damaged pylons, walls and columns in Luxor and Karnak Temples; conservation of a side chapel and installation of walkways in Khonsu Temple; the preservation and documentation of Talatat blocks from the reign of Akhenaten; the cleaning and maintenance of sacred lakes; and the training of Egyptian conservators.

      For additional information, www.arcechicago.com

      (Posted by Foy Scalf scalffd@...)
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