Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Egypt dusts off stowed treasures!nationworld&s=1037645509161
"A collection of Roman-era gold treasures has spent centuries hidden from view, either concealed by thieves in a clay jar, buried under the desert or languishing in a dusty corner of Cairo's rambling Egyptian Museum. Yesterday, the set of magnificent gold necklaces, crowns and coins dating to the second century were put under the spotlight when Cairo's 102-year-old museum began a program to give prominence to many of its neglected exhibits in new monthly displays".

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