| Create a Data Base of Archaeological Icons|
|21/12/2014 - عدد القراءات : 1551|
In cooperation between Historical Buildings and Laboratories directorate a national project started by trained and qualified cadres in DGAM to archive the churches icons in a private database.
Icon of the Annunciation - The Church of the Roman Orthodox - Hama
The aim of the project is to build an automated system for documenting and recording archaeological icons in order to provides easy search through the creation of databases and prepare a full inventory of icons in all the churches. This database can help in that it enables to collect all the icon's relevant information such as history, restoration procedures, painter, current situation and old and new images as well as sources and references, in a manner that takes into account all the technical scientific and technical aspects of the icon.
The importance of the database comes from the need to protect the history, maintained and restore the icons before giving them back to the churches, especially in the case of damaged or stolen as a result of the crisis, this documentation will allow to submit the original document of each icon and find out its source and to reduce the trafficking of illegal icons and archaeological collections that were stolen.
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