Sunday, March 30, 2014

Quaitbay Citadel in Danger of Collapse

The Egyptian cultural bureaucracy has done nothing to save Alexandria's famous Quaitbay Citadel from the danger of collapse.  Yet, that same Egyptian cultural bureaucracy has apparently asked the US Government to recognize its desire to control virtually any antique of Egyptian origin.  Is this demand-- supported by GW's "Capitol Archaeological Institute" and others---really about conservation or is it only about control?

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