With the MEKETREpository, the Institute of Egyptology and the Department of
Distributed and Multimedia Systems (University of Vienna), as well as the Austrian Science
Fund (FWF), make available a free research tool that addresses scholars, teachers, students
and the interested public worldwide. Using the MEKETREpository does not require a special
registration and is free of charge. The user is, however, required to abide by, acknowledge,
for the period of a browser session.
Copyright and Restrictions on use
The copyright of the repository remains with the Institute of Egyptology (University
of Vienna), the institution entitled to host and develop it.
All rights to the text material within the MEKETREpository lie solely and
undiminished with the institution that compiled and made this material available.
The illustrations (drawings, photographs) that have been made available online are
regularly provided with bibliographical references in conformity with the stipulations
concerning citations in copyright law (§ 46 Z. 1 [Literaturzitat] and § 54 (1) Z. 3a
[Bildzitat] des Urheberrechtsgesetzes). They are protected by the individual copyright
of their original publication.
The holder of the copyright of previously unpublished material included in the
MEKETREpository is duly cited. Permission must be obtained from this source prior
to publication of such material in any form.
All users are free to consult the material for teaching, learning, research or private,
non-commercial, purposes; to compile notes for their own use; and to quote the texts
in scholarly publications (see Citing). Those wishing to use the repository for any
other purpose must contact the project members (see Contact). Commercial use of the
material is prohibited. This includes editing, processing, and archiving these data for
subsequent commercial use or for commercial use through third parties. The material
may also not be circulated in an altered form or organized according to a different
The MEKETREpository is not responsible for external sites. Citation of a link to an
external site may not be construed as an endorsement. As for other other related
websites, which may refer to the MEKETREpository, the MEKETREpository is not
responsible for the reliability of their content.
The maintainers of the MEKETREpository explicitly disclaim to the extent permitted
by law any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability of information
located through use of the database, or for any damage incurred owing to use of the
information contained therein.
Citing from the MEKETREpository
Every record in the repository of a tomb, a fragment, and a theme is identified by a
unique permalink that is shown in the address bar of the internet browser. Furthermore, every
record contains information on the authorship (name of the editor) and the date of the last
modification. These specifications are displayed after moving the cursor over the “i”–button
in the upper right corner of the window.
When citing from the MEKETREpository, user is obliged to quote the relevant
permalink. The MEKETREpository is an online tool that is regularly being complemented,
extended, and revised. For this reason it is essential to quote the permalink in combination
with the date of the last modification. The structure of the citation has been defined as
follows: <permalink> (<Month Day, Year>). For example:
http://www.meketre.org/repository/tomb?id=65536 (June 30, 2011).
If you have found the MEKETREpository helpful while conducting research, an
appropriate acknowledgement would be appreciated.