Antiquities Chief Says Sites Are Largely Secure
By KATE TAYLOR
Published: February 1, 2011 on the New York Times
"A vast majority of Egypt’s museums and archaeological sites are secure and have not been looted, Zahi Hawass, Egypt’s chief antiquities official, said in a telephone interview on Tuesday. He also rejected comparisons between the current situation in Egypt and scenes of chaos and discord that resulted in the destruction of artifacts in Iraq and Afghanistan."
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