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  • Title: Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ECHO)
    Descriptive info: .. Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation.. Making archaeology work to protect Egypt's heritage.. introduction background.. mission statements.. mandate code of ethics.. trustees.. publications.. projects.. schools training.. heritage consultancy.. latest.. archives.. a trade older than the pyramids.. Egyptomania.. graffiti.. law.. good practice.. events.. become a member.. echo merchandise.. E C H O.. who we are.. what we do.. current affairs.. opinions.. chm.. get involved.. Web links.. UNESCO World Heritage Centre.. International Council on Monuments and Sites.. Egypt Exploration Society.. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.. Musee du Louvre, Paris.. Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ECHO).. Egypt is rich in a cultural heritage that can be traced from the remote prehistoric past to the various stages of world civilisation.. Ancient Egypt's monuments link us to the past and make us aware of past human achievements.. It is our duty to protect and preserve this heritage so that we, and future generations, can share in this historical legacy of our predecessors.. What is ECHO?.. The Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ECHO) is a charitable organisation committed to assisting young Egyptians in preserving and managing the world heritage of Egypt as the most effective, long-term, sustainable and least expensive means of safeguarding the threatened archaeological record.. ECHO's main aim is the dissemination of information achieved through our.. ,.. , and.. training courses.. Also, through ECHO's.. Heritage Consultancy.. service we can provide guidance on all matters relating to cultural heritage management.. Through our website we aim to not  ...   put to good use.. ECHO is also looking to increase its.. membership.. Most importantly, check back here often to keep up to date with all the recent events affecting Egyptian cultural heritage, or keep up to date on.. Facebook.. who we are:.. mission statement.. what we do:.. current affairs:.. echos opinions:.. egyptomania.. heritage management:.. get involved:.. become a member of echo.. Current Affairs.. There has been and continues to be illegal encroachment on the UNESCO World Heritage Listed site of Dahshur.. The Trustees of ECHO are supporting this petition to try and stop this illegal building activity and so can you, please sign the.. petition.. The ECHO trustees are pleased to announce that ECHO is now a registered charity (number 1142484) this will enable ECHO to continue and develop into the future.. ECHO is now on Facebook.. ECHO article detailing the endangered sites in the Faiyum is now available to.. download as a PDF.. Protection of Cultural Heritage in Revolutionary Times:.. The International Workshop on Prevention of Destruction, Looting and Theft of Cultural Heritage.. Cairo, September 2012.. Call for Papers.. New Nubian Dams are planned by the Sudanese Government, none of which have the consent of the local population who will be the ones most affected.. Sign the petition to stop the building of these dams.. The Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation is a Registered Charity No.. 1142484.. Copyright ECHO 2012.. ECHO@e-c-h-o.. org.. Last Updated: 18 November 2012.. Deir el Bahari..

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  • Title: Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ECHO)
    Descriptive info: Who we are.. What we do.. Current affairs.. ECHO s opinions.. Cultural heritage management.. Get involved.. Contact ECHO.. If you have an interest in Egyptian archaeology or cultural heritage management we would love to hear from you.. Please get in contact if you have any comments, suggestions or information regarding Egyptian archaeology, cultural heritage management, or our  ...   aims.. You can reach us through our.. Facebook page.. by email at:.. echo@e-c-h-o.. or.. egyptianheritage@yahoo.. co.. uk.. or by regular mail in the UK:.. 14 Vincent Road, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey, KT1.. or in Egypt:.. 95 Farid Semia Street, Higaz Square, Heliopolis, Cairo.. We look forward to hearing from you soon.. All the very best wishes from the ECHO trustees..

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  • Title: Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ECHO)
    Descriptive info: Introduction & background.. Mission statements.. ECHO s Code of Ethics.. ECHO s Mandate.. ECHO Publications Code of Ethics.. Trustees.. ECHO's Mission Statements.. To enhance public awareness and appreciation, in Egypt and abroad, of the cultural heritage of Egypt throughout-the-ages, and its contribution to world civilisation.. To help in the training of Egyptians in cultural heritage management, conservation, and archaeological methods, theory and practice.. To establish fieldschools throughout Egypt; to fund cultural exchanges between Egyptian universities and other universities throughout the world.. To develop and contribute to cultural heritage management programmes in Egypt, including site management, conservation and restoration, creation of a National Register, environmental protection and rescue surveys and excavations.. To actively assist the SCA in their efforts against looting and vandalism within Egypt, and to assist in, and stimulate worldwide action against the illicit trade in Egyptian antiquities.. To enhance awareness of the problems caused by illicit trade in antiquities and in the destruction of cultural heritage that it entails.. To encourage cultural tourism programmes as a means of enhancing the appreciation of the world heritage of Egypt.. To promote a greater understanding of current research amongst professional Egyptian archaeologists (from all countries), and between archaeologists and the public.. This will be achieved through the publication and distribution of scientific publications and more popular  ...   with the Egyptian authorities (i.. e.. CultNat) in creating a National Register.. The first steps in disseminating archaeological knowledge have already been made by ECHO, for the first in a series of Archaeological Fieldguides, the ECHO Fieldguide to Methodology, Recording Techniques and Conventions:.. Standards of Archaeological Excavation; A Fieldguide.. , has been published.. Members of ECHO are already conducting CHM programmes throughout Egypt, participating in a survey of the Southern Sinai and helping to produce a report on Egypt's cultural heritage:.. A Strategic Approach to Egypt's Cultural Heritage.. As part of ECHO's dedication to eradicating the illicit trade in antiquities, a Code of Ethics has been produced for its members (and anyone working in archaeology or connected fields) to follow.. ECHO is also preparing a cultural and environmental heritage project for the Eastern Desert and Red Sea Coast.. ECHO Trustees are also helping with educational projects run throughout Egypt (for fuller details please see ECHO News).. As well as Egypt, ECHO intends to expand into other areas of Africa, such as Ethiopia, with a sister company called the Ethiopian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ETCHO).. This company will have similar objectives to ECHO, but in regard to preserving Ethiopian cultural heritage.. The Directors of ETCHO will all be Ethiopian archaeological specialists with many years experience working in Ethiopia..

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  • Title: Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ECHO)
    Descriptive info: ECHO's Mandate and Code of Ethics.. ECHO's Code of Ethics.. Read Online.. |.. Download pdf.. ECHO's Mandate..

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  • Title: Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ECHO)
    Descriptive info: ECHO Trustees.. The ECHO Board is comprised of the Board of Trustees, the Board of Associate Trustees and the soon to be incorporated Board of Advisors.. The personnel on the ECHO Board range from physical anthropologists, archaeologists, and cultural heritage managers, to designers, lawyers, bankers, and IT technicians, with Professor Fekri A.. Hassan, Emeritus Professor of Archaeology, UCL, as its Honorary President.. These various people bring a combination of archaeological, artistic, administrative and business skills to the company.. They have given their time freely for the cause, making sure all the legal arrangements and other areas of operation are in place.. Board of Trustees.. Prof.. Fekri A.. Hassan.. Honorary President.. Geoffrey J.. Tassie.. Managing  ...   people and their specialist skills, and the Board of Trustees wish to express their deepest gratitude to all the Associate Trustees and other people that have been essential in the founding and functioning of ECHO, especially:.. Associate Board members.. Joris van Wetering.. Publications Co-editor.. Jim Mower.. Publications Director.. Bram Calcoen.. Paul Thomas.. Jeff Collins.. Marc Hauer.. Company Lawyer.. Dr Niall Finneran.. Kelly Krauss.. The board of Trustees would also like to express their thanks to all the other interlocutors that have made this organisation viable, and apologise for not individually naming all those responsible.. The Board of ECHO would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to this most exciting adventure in Egyptian archaeology..

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  • Title: Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ECHO)
    Descriptive info: ECHO Publications.. Introduction.. Standards of Archaeological Excavation.. Managing Egypt s Cultural Heritage.. ECHO Discoverer.. Guidelines for Contributors.. Other ECHO activities.. Projects.. Schools training.. Heritage consultancy.. ECHO titles currently available.. Future ECHO titles.. The Management of Egypt s Cultural Heritage - Volumes Two and Three.. Following the success of.. , published by.. Golden House Publications.. and ECHO in 2009, the ECHO editorial board are compiling a two further volumes of this exciting new project.. was the first volume in the ECHO series Discourses on Heritage Management in Egypt , a series designed to investigate various issues involved in cultural heritage studies, including visitor management, excavation, surveying, protection, conservation, restoration, legislation, looting, ownership, public archaeology, museology, site and monument records, risk assessment, interpretation and education.. The papers can range from the theoretical to the practical, from the work of large institutions, through cutting edge technology to simple conservation measures, and cover both tangible and intangible heritage.. The periods covered range from the Predynastic to the Coptic and Islamic periods.. The papers can be from 1500 to 5000 words long with a maximum of 10 illustrations.. The house style is the social sciences format (i.. e.. references in parentheses with a bibliography at the end of the paper), and end notes should be kept to a minimum.. The lingua franca is English with an English and Arabic abstract (the latter can be translated from an English abstract), although a limited amount of Arabic papers with an English  ...   Three please read our.. guidelines for contributors.. first.. Standards of Archaeological Excavation;.. A Fieldguide to the Methodology, Recording Techniques and Conventions.. by G.. J.. Tassie and L.. S.. Owens.. The first book in over 100 years to deal specifically with the requirements of excavating various types of sites in Egypt.. More than 250 checklists, diagrams, photographs and tables.. Takes the archaeologist from site evaluation through to grid systems, methods of excavation for different context types, archiving, report writing and post-excavation assessment.. Managing Egypt's Cultural Heritage:.. Proceedings of the First Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation Conference on:.. Egyptian Cultural Heritage Management.. Executive Series Editor F.. A.. Hassan.. Edited by L.. Owens & A.. De Trafford.. Commissioning Editors G.. Tassie & J.. van Wetering.. The first volume in a series of Cultural Heritage Management (CHM) discourses; also the first academic collection of papers dedicated to the practice of CHM in Egypt.. The papers are written by specialists in their fields whose expertise cover many areas of cultural heritage management, from the theoretical to the practical, tangible to intangible heritage, from cutting edge technology to simple conservation measures.. Issue 1 of the ECHO Discoverer from Summer 2004 is available to download here as a PDF file (6.. 62 MB).. The ECHO Discoverer has now been temporarily discontinued due to the success of the Discourses on Heritage Management Series.. However, if enough interest is shown in continuing with this project we will produce further yearly editions of this bulletin..

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  • Title: Egyptian Cultural Heritage Organisation (ECHO)
    Descriptive info: Publications.. Schools & training.. ECHO Projects.. ECHO Trustees, led by Professor Fekri Hassan are currently engaged in the development of an action plan for the management of the sites of the St.. Katherine Monastery area, which has been designated by.. UNESCO.. as a.. world heritage site.. They are also engaged in developing the cultural heritage component of an Explorer's visitor center in the Red Sea Governorate, Egypt.. Professor Fekri Hassan is also involved in the development of a cutting-edge website under development by IBM on The Legacy of Egyptian Civilization, the establishment of a computerised database of Egyptian cultural heritage elements in archaeological sites and museums.. As part of ECHO's education project, ECHO is in the process of establishing a writing competition for young Egyptian archaeologists, the writers of the best ten entries will be invited to participate in an ECHO site management fieldschool at a World Heritage Site and have their essays posted on the ECHO website.. This educational  ...   Techniques and Conventions.. This fieldguide covers every aspect of excavation on land.. Other books and information leaflets are also in the planning stage.. A children's book on ancient Egypt is being prepared, again there will be versions in both English and Arabic.. This book will not only cover all the usual social aspects of ancient Egypt, but explain why it is important that the monuments and sites are preserved for the future and their relevance to today's society.. In 2001, Prof.. Fekri Hassan, the Honorary President of ECHO, edited.. A Strategic Approach to Egyptian Cultural Heritage Management.. (sponsored by.. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).. World Heritage Center (WHC).. and.. United Nations Development Program (UNDP).. ), a report that G.. Tassie, ECHO's Managing Director, also helped to prepare and write.. ECHO Trustees are also currently engaged in helping the Egyptian authorities establish a National Register of Sites and Monuments, one of the most effective methods of protecting cultural heritage..

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