What Is Conservation Plan?

  • Mohsen M. Saleh
Part of the Natural Science in Archaeology book series (ARCHAEOLOGY)


There is no doubt that one of the most difficult challenges facing the monument conservator is how to put a plan for conservation?, What is the criteria that control the success of such plan?.

Without conservation process, archaeological monuments subjected to various distractive factors, caused to loss a part of our cultural heritage. Conservation plan depends on some key stages, such as; registration and documentation process, collecting data (investigation and analysis), analyzing data, interpretation and diagnosis, design conservation plan.

A specialist team must cooperate for putting conservation plan, conservator is a coordinator who collects data from different specializations to be used for conservation plan. In the end we can say that the correct conservation plan help saving monument object, and vice versa.


Distractive factors Monument conservator Conservation plan Documentation Investigation and analysis Specialist team 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohsen M. Saleh
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  1. 1.Conservation Department, Faculty of ArchaeologyCairo UniversityGizaEgypt

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