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    Computational techniques applied to design ventilation system for the preservation of the tombs of the valley of Kings, Luxor

    Essam E Khalil1

    The International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Vol.15, No.2, pp. 47-56, 2010, DOI:10.3970/icces.2010.015.047

    Abstract The cultural heritage left by the Egyptian Pharaohs in the tombs of the Valley of the Kings represents some of the key elements of the Egyptian cultural and tourism wealth and standing monuments demonstrating the wealth and technology of the pharaohs. These tombs were prepared to bury the Kings' mummies and artifacts for eternal life. Many of the wall paintings identifying the various ancient rituals and life style are in good conditions as the tombs were only recently opened to the public and resulted, in many instances, to dramatic deterioration of the wall paintings due in part to excessive humidity.… More >

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