Sunday, July 31, 2005

1400 artifacts displayed at Sharm El Sheikh Museum
"Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni said that the first stage of Sharm El-Sheikh museum will be completed in three months' time. The Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Dr. Zahi Hawas said that the museum is being constructed on a surface of about 30 feddans. Hawas said this stage includes also Roman Theatre and a Cafeteria. The supervisor of the project Abdul Hamid Qutb said that the second stage will start early next month, then the museum will be ready to open next year. Some 1400 Pharaohnic artifacts will be displayed at the museum". This is the complete bulletin from the Egyptian State Information Service.

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