Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Pollution forces Egypt to move statue of god-king
The 80-ton pink granite statue of Ramesses II, originally from Memphis but currently located outside the Cairo Station, is covered in scaffolding in preparation for a move to a new location south of the city next year.  It has suffered from pollution damage and is being examined for internal cracks prior to a logistical exercise that will cost around £1million UKP.

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