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Cataloguing graffiti and rock art scenes from Saudi Arabia

Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore, 17th-18th February 2015


A meeting focusing on cataloguing and digitization of graffiti from Saudi Arabia will be organized within the project DASI in Pisa on 17th-18th February.

Delegates of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, of the King Saud University and the CNRS will attende the meeting together with the working group of the University of Pisa and the Scuola Normale Superiore.

SCTA representatives will illustrate the system presently used to indentify and inventory graffiti in Saudi Arabia. Scientific critieria for cataloguing and digitizing of both inscriptions and art scenes on the rock will be discussed.

The employment of DASI system and its possible adaptation will be evaluated in view of future cooperation.

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