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U.N. Agency Investigating Claims of Damage to Ancient Pyramid

25 Sep
U.N. Agency Investigating Claims of Damage to Ancient Pyramid

TIME

The U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is requesting more information from Egyptian authorities on the restoration of the Djoser Pyramid, after Egyptian media reported that the 4,600-year-old pyramid’s facade had been damaged.

Agency officials told Agence France-Presse that the UNESCO World Heritage Centre “sent a letter to the Ministry of Antiquities requesting a detailed technical report on the work.”

The country’s Minister of Antiquities called the claim of damage “baseless,” according to AFP.

[AFP]

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Posted by on September 25, 2014 in General News

 

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