Sunday, May 12, 2013

Bulldozing Egypt

With the loss of much of Egypt's tourist trade comes a lack of resources to properly protect her countless monuments from encroaching buildings , destruction of archaeological sites as well as looting of artifacts. The destruction taking place at Dashur near the 12th Dynasty pyramid of Amenemhet III has been widely reported in the media while the photo in the article of a garbage dump near the Obelisk of Senusret I is truly a sad sight to see.

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