Thursday, January 22, 2015

Poor Stewardship on the Nile

Alex Ortiz, '"Tut, tut!" say critics over disastrous pharaonic shave', CBS News January 22, 2015.
Egypt's Most Iconic Object Irreparably Damaged in a Botched Cleaning and Restoration Effort - King Tutankhamun's gold mask,  most iconic object, has been irreparably damaged in a botched cleaning and restoration effort.  by Egyptian archeologists. This  horrible news is part of a pattern.  Just recently, allegations also surfaced that an unqualified contracting firm had also botched the restoration of the Step Pyramid.  Is this really time to help legitimize the Egyptian Military Dictatorship with a MOU that will in effect recognize its rights to exclusive control over every artifact deemed "Egyptian? 

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