Archeological Map of Egypt

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The Archeological Map of Egypt is an archeological Geographical Information System (GIS) documenting Egyptian archaeological sites at the national, site, and monument levels.

Background[edit]

The overwhelming number of sites, monuments and artifacts scattered across Egypt, and the ever-increasing pace of urbanization around archaeological sites as well as environmental hazards pose challenges to the conservation and management of Egypt’s archaeological heritage.

Implementation[edit]

The Archeological Map of Egypt program is meant to provide a documentation and management tool for the Egyptian archaeological sites that are spread all over the country. It divides the information of the archaeological sites into three levels: National, Sites, and Monuments. Using multimedia technologies in conjunction with the GIS, it documents the archeological and geographical details of each monument.[1]

Publications[edit]

The Archeological Map of Egypt program has published a series of atlases intended to cover all archaeological sites in Egypt, within the CULTNAT-SCA Collaboration. All archaeological sites within Sharqia Governorate areas are accurately defined on small scale maps, providing a detailed and precise database.[2]

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