The New Yorker Magazine has asked the impertinent question, "Is Zahi Hawass Bad for Egyptology?" See http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2009/11/16/091116fa_fact_parker
The article, written by Ian Parker, details the Hawass personality cult and its part in the effective nationalization of ancient Egypt's culture by the Mubarak regime.
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Is Zahi Hawass Bad for Egyptology?
Posted by Cultural Property Observer at 5:12 AM
Labels: Archaeological Organizations, Egypt, Nationalism, Zahi Hawass
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