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Guides for Walking Tours in Historic Cairo

Guides for Walking Tours in Historic Cairo

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Guides for Walking Tours in Historic Cairo

ARCE has played a major role in the conservation of Egypt’s cultural heritage from all historical periods. Projects have involved building a conservation laboratory at the Egyptian Museum, conserving Coptic icons and hands-on training for Egyptian inspectors who work at archaeological sites.  The largest number of projects, all supported by grants from USAID, have involved the conservation of cultural monuments and sites ranging chronologically from Prehistoric to nineteenth century and geographically from southern Egypt to the Mediterranean coast.  Since it is claimed that Cairo has more “medieval” monuments than any other city in the world, it is not surprising that the bulk of ARCE’s work in the Egyptian capital focused on these buildings.

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