Tuesday, August 2, 2016
News: Two Egyptian Archaeological Periodicals To Be Launched Soon
The Ministry of Antiquities is to publish two periodical journals to give archaeologists and antiquities lovers up to date information on Egypt's antiquities. Written By/Nevine El-Aref.
The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities Scientific Publications Department is to issue two new peer-reviewed journals.
The first is “Archaeology in Egypt” and is concerned with publishing archaeological fieldwork from expeditions working in Egypt across all periods.
The second, “Conservation in Egypt,” is concerned with conservation and restoration works carried out in Egypt
Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany described the decision as "great" and an attempt to inform archaeologists and antiquities lovers on ongoing work in the different fields of archaeology, including discovery, conservation and site management.
Hussein Abdel-Bassir, general supervisor of the Scientific Publications Department, told Ahram Online that the first journal on archaeological discoveries would appear in January and July of each year, while the second, on conservation, would appear once a year.