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Hawass Watch: New Candidates for Antiquities Minister Post

This just posted on the Restore + Save the Egyptian Museum! Facebook page (for Egyptologists) by Nicole Hansen, who in March had participated in a Cairo demonstration demanding that antiquities be kept independent from the Ministry of Culture under the post-Mubarak regime:

New list of candidates for [antiquities] minister: Abdel Halim Noureddin, Raafat al-Nabrawi, Wagdi Abbas, Hasan al-Saadi, Mohammed Hamza, and Adel al-Toukhi. Some I don’t know but the three that I do know I could live with.

The search (and the confusion) continues…

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