Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Protecting Egyptian Heritage

From my latest article for The Art Newspaper

Amid the bloodshed and chaos of the past three months, evidence is growing that ordinary Egyptians are banding together in an effort to secure archaeological sites, museums and monuments in the face of growing looting and deliberate targeting of the country’s heritage. Citizens have mobilised to protect sites including Dahshur, a Unesco World Heritage Site, and Arab el-Hisn, part of ancient Heliopolis, and are also using social media in an effort to recover objects stolen from museums.

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