Category Archives: Editorials

The Meidum Geese Are Not A Fake

It is very strange that these days we sometimes hear people appear suddenly to talk nonsense about famous objects in the Egyptian Museum. We have heard stories about the golden mask of Tutankhamun, for example, with some people claiming it is a fake. This of course is completely false. More recently, an archaeologist from Italy,…
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The Madness Named Tutankhamun

King Tutankhamun has a place in the hearts of people all over the world, and there is also such a thing as “Tutmania”. When the body of Tutankhamun left Egypt in 1976 for Washington DC, where an exhibition of 55 objects from the king’s tomb was to be exhibited for the first time, millions of…
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The Restoration of the Sha’ar Hashamayim Synagogue

[metaslider id=3325] When we initiated our program for the preservation of Egyptian monuments, I looked with particular attention at the Jewish synagogues in Egypt. We have about nine synagogues in Cairo and one in Alexandria. The Shaar Hashamayim Synagogue in Adly Street in downtown Cairo was in particularly poor conditions and needed to be restored.…
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A Short Note on My Trip to the States

I will be in the States in the first part of March to give public lectures in many cities across the country. This time I will not talk only about my adventures in archaeology, but also about three important things. Firstly, about what happened to antiquities during the revolution. I have many important photos that…
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