Sunday, August 14, 2005

Ramesses II - Not Moving Yet
"The deadline for Ramses II's departure from Bab Al-Hadid to the Grand Museum of Egypt is to be postponed. Nevine El-Aref says that the lofty red granite statue will remain at the centre of Bab Al-Hadid Square for another 18 months despite two years of being smothered by a growing pile of iron scaffolding while he is packed up for departure. His new home at the Grand Museum of Egypt overlooking the Giza Plateau is not yet ready to host such an illustrious resident". See the article for the full details

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