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Kent R. Weeks is professor emeritus of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo and director of the Theban Mapping Project.
Nigel J. Hetherington is an archaeologist and television producer and the owner and founder of Past Preservers. He is a graduate of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London and a specialist in tourism and heritage management.
Table of Contents
Introduction to the Site Site Definition: Thebes and Modern Luxor Site Definition: The West Bank Site Definition: The Valley of the Kings Historical Development of KV Current Risk Factors The Natural Environment Human Activity Summary of KV Risk Factors Tourism and KV Tourism in Egypt Tourism in Luxor Tourism in KV Stakeholder Surveys Stakeholder Survey Stage One-KV Site Survey Stakeholder Survey Phase Two-Online Survey Other Stakeholders KV Condition Surveys Current and recent archaeological intervention in KV Previous Work by the TMP Current Tomb Condition Reports Tomb Environmental Monitoring KV Infrastructure Roads and Pathways to KV Types of Transport Vehicle Parking Vendors' Area Visitors Center Tramline and Road from Visitors Center to KV Security Entrance and Camera Rules Toilets Shelters and Rest Stops Tomb Interiors Site Utilities Site Fabric Summary of Proposals and Status as of 2012 Visitor Management in KV Carrying Capacity Carrying Capacity of KV Tombs Ticketing Procedures Visitor Experience in KV Summary of Proposals KV Site Management The Supreme Council for Antiquities (SCA) Site Management and CRM Training Emergency and Disaster Planning Site Maintenance Site Management Information Systems Summary of Proposals