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The Valley of the Kings : a site management handbook

Author: Kent R Weeks; Nigel Hetherington
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, [2014]
Series: Publications of the Theban Mapping Project.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Art, Egyptian; Egypt; valley of the Kings.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kent R Weeks; Nigel Hetherington
ISBN: 9789774166082 9774166086
OCLC Number: 881639335
Description: ix, 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. Introduction to the Site --
Site Definition --
Historical Development of the Valley of the Kings --
2. Current Risk Factors --
The Natural Environment --
Human Activity --
Summary of Risk Factors in the Valley of the Kings --
3. Tourism and the Valley of the Kings --
Tourism in Egypt --
Tourism in Luxor --
Tourism in the Valley of the Kings --
4. Stakeholder Surveys --
Stakeholder Survey Stage One: Valley of the Kings Site Survey --
Stakeholder Survey Stage Two: Online Survey --
5. Valley of the Kings Condition Survey --
Current and Recent Archaeological Intervention in the Valley of the Kings --
Previous Work by the Theban Mapping Project --
Current Tomb Condition Reports --
Tomb Environmental Monitoring --
6. Valley of the Kings Infrastructure --
The Visitor Experience and the Valley of the Kings --
Roads and Pathways to the Valley of the Kings --
Types of Transport --
Vehicle Parking --
Vendors' Area --
Visitors Center --
Tramline and Road from Visitors Center to Valley of the Kings --
Security Entrance and Camera Rules --
Toilets --
Shelters and Rest Stops --
Tomb Interiors --
Site Utilities --
Site Fabric --
Summary of Proposals and Status as of 2012 --
7. Visitor Management in the Valley of the Kings --
Carrying Capacity --
Carrying Capacity of Tombs in the Valley of the Kings --
Ticketing Procedures --
Visitor Experience in the Valley of the Kings --
Summary of Proposals --
8. Site Management at the Valley of the Kings --
The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) --
Site Management and Cultural Resource Management Training --
Emergency and Disaster Planning --
Site Maintenance --
Site Management Information Systems --
Summary of Proposals --
Notes --
References.
Series Title: Publications of the Theban Mapping Project.
Responsibility: Kent Weeks ; Nigel Hetherington ; with a Kings Valley condition survey by Dina Bakhoum.

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Art, Egyptian; Egypt; valley of the Kings.

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