Saturday, July 28, 2007

Egyptian monuments touring Japan

State Information Service
Culture Minister Farouk Hosni approved the travel of an antiquities team to Japan to inaugurate the Egyptian monuments exhibition to be staged in the museum of the University of Wasida, in the City of Sengoku on July 31, 2007 to last till September 9. The team is headed by Dr. Zahi Hawwas Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Hawwas said this is the sixth tour for Egyptian antiquities in the Japanese cities which started Mid-July last year and will last till the middle of the year 2008. The exhibition will include 317 pieces dating back to various historical epochs. The exhibition will be touring Japan until the year 2008. Egypt will receive EGP1 million in two installments for the exhibition, he added.

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