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Arsip Proyek Pemugaran Candi Borobudur Pemimpin Proyek (PP) Series
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Records of the SPAFA Sub Centre for Preservation and Restortion of Ancient Monuments Indonesia

This series contains reports of the activties of the SPAFA Sub Centre for Preservation and Restoration of Ancient Monuments Indonesia that was based at Borobudur from 1978-1981. When it was decided in 1976 that SPAFA (Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts) should be set up to take care of Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) activities in archeology and fine arts. A SPAFA Task Force was constituted to visit SEAMEO member countries to identify the needs as well as institutions busy suited to implement SPAFA programs and activities. When the SPAFA Task Force visited Borobudur it was found that in addition to restoration work- the Borobudur Restoration Project was also conducting in service training for in technicians. Dr. Soekmono- Head of the Restoration Project- expressed his willingness to offer training services to the whole of Southeast Asia in monument restoration with specialization in stone conservation- because experts helping in the Borobudur Restoration Project could be used for the training and the well equipped laboratories on stone disease would be at the disposal of the SEAMEO trainees. From 1978 t0 1981 the SPAFA Sub Centre for Preservation and Restoration of Ancient Monument based at Borobudur conducted 7 training courses in various aspects of monument restoration for architects- engineers- art historian- archeologists- chemists- as well as technicians recruited from government offices and institutions responsible for monument restoration in SEAMEO countries.

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