Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Inauguration of New Qurna

For anyone following the move of the villagers from Qurna to a new location, done in order to provide access to the tombs beneath old Qurna, the above article has a piece about Mubarak's official opening of the new town: The relocation of three thousand five hundred families to the new town has been regarded as one of the most important resettlement operations to be made in Luxor since the rescue of Abu Simbel in Nubia some 40 years ago."
See the above page for the full story.

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