Archaeological Sites Being Destroyed in Egypt

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Archaeological Sites Being Destroyed in Egypt

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1papyri
Redigerat: mar 16, 2013, 4:01pm

The security vacuum now present throughout Egypt following the 18-day uprising against former President Hosni Mubarak has severely threatoned Egypt's historic sites and its ancient cultural legacy. Archaeological sites increasingly continue to be looted, vandalized and outright destroyed.

The March 9th, 2013 article from the Egyptian Independent highlights this.

Antinoupolis archaeological site being 'destroyed systematically'

Website of the Istituto Papirologico, "G. Vitelli" has a PDF version of the article.

http://vitelli.ifnet.it/eventi/AntinoupolisDamageMarch2013.pdf

- Information from Papy List posts.

2staffordcastle
maj 17, 2013, 2:43pm

This is so sad.