Sunday, July 11, 2010

Cuban preservation of Egyptian art

Cuba News Headlines

Cuban experts showed in Cairo the work done by the National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba (MNBA) to preserve more than 100 pieces of its Egyptian art collection, mainly from the inexhaustible Pharaonic times.

MNBA specialists Aymee Chicuri Lastra and Niurka Fanego Alfonso, who have devoted their work to collections of Egyptian and Italian art, gave a lecture at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo before scholars, diplomats and local public, who were captivated by the zeal with which Cuba, a country with economic limitations, studies and preserves that historical-cultural heritage of mankind.

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