Documentation, Object Recording, and the Role of Curators in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo
The article discusses the roles of curatorial departments in Egypt with a focus on the Egyptian Museum and the challenges of its curators. It explores how social change is reflected on museums and their curatorial staff as well as how curatorship has changed in recent decades, resulting in the necessity of redirecting efforts in accordance to the needs and expectations of museums. The authors emphasize the importance of assigning priorities to curatorial roles in general, and at the Egyptian museum specifically. The paper also elaborates on important matters of collection management, documentation, and objects tracking at the Egyptian Museum and makes recommendations on how to address certain issues.
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