Friday, July 22, 2011

Timor Pasha's sword on display

Ahram Online

Following recent articles published in Al-Ahram newspaper concerning some of the Museum of Islamic Art's collection, especially the sword and dagger of Timor Pasha, the Minister of State for Antiquities has decided to put both objects on display.

Secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mohamed Abdel Maqsoud explained that such a decision will curb any misleading published information. He also invited all the media as well as well-known writer Farouk Goweida to visit the museum and admire the sword and dagger.

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