Thursday, August 13, 2009

Egyptian Expert in Hyderabad to Restore Mummy

Originally published August 13, 2009 | The Times of India

The following is an excerpt from the Times of India; click the above link to read the story in its entirety:

Tarek el Awady, director of Scientific Research in Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), arrived Wednesday night on a six-day visit to restore the mummy, dating back to 2500 BC, but which is showing signs of decay now.

SCA is a part of the Egyptian ministry of culture and responsible for the conservation, protection and regulation of all antiquities and archaeological excavations in Egypt. El Awady is also the general supervisor of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

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