Sunday, 30 January 2011

Unrest in Egypt

The situation in Egypt seems to be totally out of control, and looting is said to be wide-spread in Cairo right now.
There are reports of  attempts to protect collections and sites. See the articles below:
Egyptians form human shield to protect museum

Looters destroy mummies in Egyptian Museum


  1. See the "Egyptology News Blog" round-up on the news to date:

  2. Egypt protests - live updates

    And also Jonathan Jones' take on why "Egypt's museums must be defended"


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