Ancient Egyptian Architecture Online (AEGARON) is currently under development.
All of the resources remain available through the AEGARON data repository at https://dataverse.ucla.edu/dataverse/aegaron.
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Ancient Egyptian Architecture Online (AEGARON) provides vetted and standardized architectural drawings of a selection of ancient Egyptian buildings. These represent architecture from modest workmen's houses to temple complexes, dating from the Old Kingdom through Late Antiquity. The site also lists a vocabulary of Egyptian architectural terms in English, German and Arabic, illustrated with photographs and drawings mostly derived from the AEGARON building corpus. The terminology is divided in eight categories (from “Architectural Elements” to “Technical Terms”). Terms can belong to more than one category, and have synonyms, narrower and broader terms defined. Where possible, the AEGARON terms have been linked to the Getty Thesaurus of Art & Architecture.
AEGARON is a cooperation between the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo (DAIK) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is made possible by a combined grant from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and the Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The American-Egyptian-German AEGARON-Team consists of Architects, Archaeologists, Building Archaeologists, Designers, Programmers, Librarians & more.