Thursday, February 11, 2010

Earthquake-damaged antiquities restored

Egypt State Information Service

Culture Minister: 198 antiquities renovated, restored in Cairo

Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni said on 9/2/2010 that 198 antiquities were renovated and restored from the 517 that were damaged during the 1992 earthquake in Cairo.

He added that the remaining antiquities will be restored, pointing to the cooperation between Antiquities Authority, Ministry of Endowments, Cairo Governorate to restore the Islamic antiquities in el-Mouez and el-Gamalia streets, which will be an open museum.

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