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Ninth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project (Prato, Italy, 2018) - Programme

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posted on 2019-05-15, 05:12 authored by Carlo Rindi NuzzoloCarlo Rindi Nuzzolo
A retrospective after 40 years dedicated to Anthony J. Mills

The Ninth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project marks the 40th year of investigations in the Dakhleh Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert (1978 - 2018). In recognition of this occasion the conference provided a forum for project members and colleagues to synthesise long-term research findings, reflect on current understandings of the oasis, and explored future directions for studying the oasis and its surroundings.

The conference is dedicated to Anthony J. Mills, founder of the Dakhleh Oasis Project.

Presented paper: "Past, Present, and Future of the Kellis Cartonnage: aspects of cultural heritage protection and preservation".

The conference was supported by the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, the Centre for Ancient Cultures, Monash University, and the Egyptology Society of Victoria.
The Conference venue was the Monash University Prato Centre.

Part of the scientific committee. Conference planning and preparation; promotion and design of the programme and book of abstracts.


Centre for Ancient Cultures (Monash University)

Egyptology Society of Victoria