Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Grant to renovate silver artifacts

"Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni okayed plan to renovate silver artifacts and antiques on display at the Egyptian Museum. Dr. Zahi Hawwas, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said the renovation is part of a master plan by the Ministry of Culture to maintain the metal artifacts through a 75,000 euro grant from the European Union. Some 1,400 ancient pieces, including sarcophaguses, jewellery, crowns, belts and statues will be renovated".
This is the complete news bulletin on the SIS website.

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