Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Egypt, Egypt, Egypt!

[D]amage to Egypt's heritage may have been greater than previously thought, as officials reported new cases of break-ins at archaeological sites...

Well, I figured the archaeologists who were out in the field weren't lying about what was going on. Now we know.

February 17, 2011
King Tut's stolen dad found; Egypt sites to open  The good news is that the small (about a foot tall)  Akhenaten has been recovered!

From Science
Egypt's Hawass Fires Back at Critics
by Andrew Lawler on 22 February 2011, 12:02 PM

More on Akhenaten's statue recovered
Priceless Pharaoh Statue Found Near Garbage Can
February 17, 2011
Discovery News

Egyptians have launched a variety of "Come Back to Egypt" campaigns on the internet and social media, which is really cool! More power to them, but will tourists be so ready to come back so quickly?

'Come back to Egypt' campaigns aim to attract tourists, Egyptian expats
Thu, 17/02/2011 - 12:36
Heba Helmy
Almasryalyoum English Edition

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