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    The international conference of the faculty of archaeology concludes its works  
  25-May-2022

   The 3rd international conference of the faculty of archaeology "Technology and digitization in preserving, documenting and preserving antiquities" concludes its works, which it was held from 23-25 May 25, 2022, more than 40 researchers were signing up to be a part of the conference with useful and important researches that related to the dimensions of the conference with various titles. Plenty of academics from over the world took part the conference, from University of Marburg. Germany, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom Saudi Arabia, and the kingdom of Jordan During the conference, a significant event has been announced and it is the establishing of Historical inscriptions and calligraphy center with the full support and contribution from Sheikha Al-Yazia bint Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan - the first extraordinary ambassador for Arab culture, to the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science - AL-KSU - in the League of Arab States. This center is the first and only one among the Egyptian universities that aims to study historical inscriptions and calligraphy. The conference also discussed some important experiments in digitize the antiquities and heritage field, the most ones were, the experiment of Sharjah Archaeological Authority for digitization antiquities and archaeological sites, and thank for it, it becomes very simple for every single researcher to reach to pieces of antiquities, via the internet .which was mentioned through the speech of Mr. Issa Yousef - Director of Antiquities and Heritage Department at the Sharjah Antiquities Authority. Also the German –Egyptian Project experiment in the same field is one of the most important that has been pointed out through the opening ceremony, during the speech of Dr. Hala Ghoneim - the co-rapporteur of the conference, and the international coordinator of the project, on behalf Prof. Dr. Albert Voss - Project Manager, Professor at the University of Marburg in Germany . It was honor for us the participation of some international and regional organization, such as: The University of Marburg in Germany, ISESCO, the Arab Council of the Union of Arab Archaeologists, the Sharjah Antiquities Authority, the Society of Friends of Antiquities and Heritage in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the University of Sharjah, Yarmouk University, the University of Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Culture and Heritage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. There were number of recommendation and conclusion that have been agreed upon by the participants at the conference, as: - the necessity of use modern Technology to study archaeology which related to preserving, documenting and preserving antiquities - Hold an international conference by participation of Egypt, Jordan and other Arabian organizations like: Petra Province; to promote the tangible and intangible heritage of the Arab world. - The conference confirmed the necessity of the communication between scientists, Ministers, institutions, technology companies that are specialized in the field preserving, documenting and preserving antiquities, beside the exchange of experience to benefit from it in the Arab world to support the advantages, and avoid the disadvantages. - IN CONCLUSION, the faculty of archaeology is really thankful to all who contribute and support to succeed the 3rd international conference of the faculty, the most one; Sheikha Al-Yazia bint Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan - the first extraordinary ambassador for Arab culture, to the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science - AL-KSU - in the League of Arab States, Prof. Dr. Yasser Magdy Hatata, President of Fayoum University, for his generous sponsorship of the conference, and Prof. Dr. Arafa Sabry, Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research, Thank you for joining the 2022 edition of the annual conference on archaeology, this year, focusing on” Technology and digitization in preserving, documenting and preserving antiquities"

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