Will the tragic burning of a historic library in Egypt during continuing unrest be used to justify "emergency restrictions" on Egyptian cultural artifacts and the return of Zahi Hawass to power?
Read this http://www.drhawass.com/blog/december-17-2011-sad-day-my-life and
What do you think?
Meanwhile, a generous Gulf sheik has promised financial help to rebuild the collection. See http://gulftoday.ae/portal/1eb8d27d-5e5b-4a25-82aa-fbab4e59f123.aspx
Monday, December 26, 2011
Library Tragedy to be Used to Justify New Import Restrictions and Return of Hawass?
Posted by Cultural Property Observer at 2:28 PM
Labels: Egyptian MOU, poor stewardship, Zahi Hawass
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