International Journal of Archaeology

Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016

  • Modern Technology Applications in the Restoration of an Ancient Mud Brick Houses in Dakhla Oasis, Egypt

    Yasser Sayed Ali, Mahmoud Mohamed Massoud

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 87-94
    Received: 13 September 2016
    Accepted: 28 September 2016
    Published: 25 October 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ija.20160406.11
    Abstract: Earthen architecture and ancient Mud Brick Houses come in a vast variety of Dakhla Oasis archaeological sites date back to Pharaonic, Coptic and Islamic periods and characterized by the construction materials compatible with the dry desert climates. Due to changes in the precipitation pattern of rainfall in the last three years in Dakhla Oasis, so ... Show More
  • Modern Conservation Technique: Wall Paintings in the Valley of the Queens, a Testament to the Beauty of a Dual Conservation-Restoration Approach

    Lotfi Khaled Hassan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 95-102
    Received: 18 October 2016
    Accepted: 15 December 2016
    Published: 10 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ija.20160406.12
    Abstract: Conservation-restoration’s overall objective is the preservation, protection, and enhancement of historic values currently present in archaeological and cultural heritage. Conservative conservation-restoration influenced by modern restoration techniques, should be able to improve on previous conservation-only efforts. It is important to emphasize t... Show More