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Valley of The King's Site Management Masterplan
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The Theban Mapping Project announces the publication of the Valley of the Kings Site Management Masterplan on the TMP’s website @ http://www.thebanmappingproject.com

The Valley of the Kings (Wadi Biban el Mouluk) on the West Bank of the Nile in Luxor, in the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a World Heritage site whose archaeological fame and economic importance as a tourist destination are internationally recognized.
The result of its popularity has been a massive increase in visitor numbers over the last decade, now often exceeding 7,000 visitors every day. This number is guaranteed to increase in future years. Without a carefully prepared site management plan, the very existence of this fragile resource could be seriously threatened.
In the spring of 2004, the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) commissioned the Theban Mapping Project to prepare a site management masterplan for the Valley. This project was generously supported by the World Monuments Fund (WMF), and the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), and several private donors.
This ‘final draft for public consultation’ is now available for you to download and we would very much like to have your feedback regarding our proposal for the future of this important site.

Nigel J. Hetherington
Conservation Manager

Theban Mapping Project
http://www.thebanmappingproject.com


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Nigel Hetherington
Cultural Heritage Consultant
Nigel Hetherington
Cultural Heritage Consultant
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Many thanks for that very intersting and of use - as we try to balance tourist access to site care

"No job worth doing was ever done on time or under budget.."
Khufu
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Declare feet illegal and make visitors tour by hot air balloon! Seriously, have had a read of some of this and I think we should offer our views....every little helps!

..knowledge without action is insanity and action without knowledge is vanity..(imam ghazali,ayyuhal-walad)
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Lets do it then... come on folks.... we have opinions on everything else Wink

"No job worth doing was ever done on time or under budget.."
Khufu
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