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Limestone Weathering On Historical Monuments In Cairo Egypt

Fitzner, B., Heinrichs, K. and Bouchardiers, D. (2002) Limestone Weathering of Historical Monuments in Cairo, Egypt. Special Publication, Geological Society of London

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  • Salt weathering in Egyptian limestone after laboratory
    Salt weathering in Egyptian limestone after laboratory

    Spain. Limestone is one of the most frequent building stones in Egypt and is used since the time of ancient Egyptians and salt weathering is one of the main threats to its conservation. Most of the limestone used in historical monuments in Cairo is a biomicrite extracted from the Mid-Eocene Mokattam Group

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  • (PDF) Investigations on limestone weathering of El-Tuba
    (PDF) Investigations on limestone weathering of El-Tuba

    El‐Gohary, M.A. (2000), Effect of groundwater on sandstone used in some Egyptian temples in upper Egypt with scientific and application methods for its conser‐ vation and maintenance, Ph D, Conservation dept., Cairo Univ. El‐Gohary, M.A., (2003) Synergetic effects of sea water on monumental Limestone in Alexandria‐Qait bey citadel as a

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  • Enhancing the Durability of Calcareous Stone
    Enhancing the Durability of Calcareous Stone

    east of Cairo city, one of the most important limestone quarries in Egypt. Most limestone blocks used in construction works of historical monuments in historic Cairo came from the Al-mokattam quarries. The limestone blocks were cut into cuboid samples 3 cm 3 cm 3 cm. The samples were washed by distilled water, dried in an oven at 105

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  • Weathering damage on Pharaonic sandstone monuments
    Weathering damage on Pharaonic sandstone monuments

    Sep 01, 2003 All monuments have suffered weathering damage. In the year 2000 an Egyptian–German research co-operation was started aiming at the systematic investigation of stone weathering on the historical monuments in Upper Egypt as a contribution to monument preservation. Pilot studies were carried out on the Karnak Temple and on the Luxor Temple

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  • Elaboration of digital image processing for monitoring
    Elaboration of digital image processing for monitoring

    It is a unique heritage of historical treasures that belongs not only to Egyptians but to all humanity. Stone damage or deterioration of monuments in Egypt due to weathering and environmental impact is sounding. Weathering forms such as soiling, black crusts and whitish crusts are very common in the limestone monuments in Egypt

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  • (PDF) The influence of temperature in a capillary
    (PDF) The influence of temperature in a capillary

    Limestone is one of the most frequent building stones used in monuments in Egypt from ancient Egyptian times and salt weathering is one of the main threats to these monuments. During this work, cylindrical limestone samples (2 cm diameter and approx

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  • Heritage | Free Full-Text | Stone Architectural Decoration
    Heritage | Free Full-Text | Stone Architectural Decoration

    The conservation of monuments in Cairo represents a complex matter, influenced by the cultural context, the intrinsic features of a vast and heterogeneous architectural heritage, and the environmental conditions. Monument vulnerability levels strongly need to be systematized to delineate adequate programs of control, management, and intervention. Despite their leading role in the Egyptian

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  • References - Salt Weathering
    References - Salt Weathering

    Fitzner B, Heinrichs K, La Bouchardiere D, Date Unknown, Limestone weathering on historical monumbers in Cairo, Egypt, Geological Institute, Aachen

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  • Cairo Landmarks and Monuments: Cairo, Egypt
    Cairo Landmarks and Monuments: Cairo, Egypt

    Cairo is full of ancient landmarks, which are numerous and stand alongside more contemporary monuments that are the result of modern Egypt under the legacy of founding leader Abdul Nasser. The monuments of Cairo are all fascinating to visit and offer an insight into ancient civilisations and customs

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  • Damage quantification of built stone on Dark Gate
    Damage quantification of built stone on Dark Gate

    Dec 04, 2014 Fitzner B, Heinrichs K, La Bouchardiere D (2002b) Limestone weathering on historical monuments in Cairo, Egypt. Geological society, special publication, London, pp 217–239. Google Scholar Fl gel E (2004) Microfacies of carbonate rocks. Springer, Berlin, p 976. Book Google Scholar

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  • A methodological approach to define the state of
    A methodological approach to define the state of

    Jul 21, 2020 Historic Cairo covers an area of ~ 30 km 2, is located in the city centre and holds a large number of Islamic architecture (i.e. mosques, madrasas, hammam and fountains).It dates back to the tenth century in the Fatimid Caliphs age (Anoniou 1999; Williams 2004) and became UNESCO Heritage in 1979.. Eocene limestones extracted from the local quarries of Mokattam and Helwan areas have

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  • Environmental issues in Egypt - Wikipedia
    Environmental issues in Egypt - Wikipedia

    Air and water pollution in Cairo have a destructive effect on the many monuments in the city. The Sultan Al-Ghuri Complex, for example, is one of many buildings in the center of the city which is covered in a gray and black crust from the air pollution. Al-Ghuri is representative of issues of decay of historic buildings in Cairo, both because it is an important medieval site including a

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  • Impact of air pollutants on some building materials in
    Impact of air pollutants on some building materials in

    Apr 06, 2021 Gaseous and particulate air pollutants are significantly affect non-biological materials. Of particular importance are effects on building stones, historic and cultural monuments, which create an important part of our cultural heritage. 1–3 The effect of the deposition of atmospheric gases and aerosols on building materials constitutes one of the main damage mechanisms threatening the

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  • Limestone weathering on historical monuments in Cairo
    Limestone weathering on historical monuments in Cairo

    monument construction. Weathering damage on many historical stone monuments in Cairo is alarming. Studies on properties and weathering behaviour of the

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  • Limestone weathering on historical monuments in Cairo, Egypt
    Limestone weathering on historical monuments in Cairo, Egypt

    Weathering damage on many historical stone monuments in Cairo is alarming. Studies on properties and weathering behaviour of the limestones were carried out by

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  • Limestone weathering of historical monuments in Cairo, Egypt
    Limestone weathering of historical monuments in Cairo, Egypt

    Not Available adshelp[at]cfa.harvard.edu The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A

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  • Weathering damage on Pharaonic sandstone monuments in
    Weathering damage on Pharaonic sandstone monuments in

    Sep 01, 2003 All monuments have suffered weathering damage. In the year 2000 an Egyptian–German research co-operation was started aiming at the systematic investigation of stone

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  • GPR scan assessment at Mekaad Radwan Ottoman – Cairo
    GPR scan assessment at Mekaad Radwan Ottoman – Cairo

    Weathering damage on many historical stone monuments in Cairo is alarming. Studies on properties and weathering behaviour of the limestones were carried out by

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