Saturday, January 07, 2006

Farouq Hosni visits textile museum (State Information Service)
"Culture Minister Farouq Hosni has visited Mohamed Ali Sabeel (a public fountain) in Nahasseen district in Cairo after the Supreme Council of Antiquities has turned it into a textile museum within the context of the projects aiming at turning Old Cairo into an open museum for Islamic monuments. The museum consists of different 250 pieces of textiles and 15 carpets from the Pharaonic era till Mohamed Ali Pasha era. The museum also contains drawings, paintings and scripts showing how textile products are made".
This is the entire item on the Egypt State Information Service website.

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