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Training the curators of the Coptic Museum

Samira Mazahy

05 Feb 2013 5:10 pm

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s (BA) Coptic Studies Programme has launched a programme to train the curators of the Coptic Museum in Cairo on latest state-of-the-art technologies relating to museology and conservation of antiquities, Director of the BA Special Projects Department Khaled Azab announced

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s (BA) Coptic Studies Programme has launched a programme to train the curators of the Coptic Museum in Cairo on latest state-of-the-art technologies relating to museology and conservation of antiquities, Director of the BA Special Projects Department Khaled Azab announced.
The training programme was organised jointly with the Ministry of Antiquities, the Dutch Flemish Institute of Antiquities in Cairo, and the American University in Cairo. It comes within the framework of cooperation and coordination between the BA and the Ministry of Antiquities on cultural and antiquities related activities, Azab explained.
The six-month long training programme includes both lectures and practical applications by a number of Egyptian and world specialists and experts, Lu’ai Said, Coordinator of the BA Coptic Studies Programme, said. It aims at training 35 curators on the description, cataloguing, and filming of antiquities; as well as their storage and conservation. 
Watani International
5 February 2013


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