Wednesday, 21 July 2010

New law, new effects: the objectives of the Archaeological Collection Administration

Two months after the Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) launched a new administration to document all the antiquities held in private possession, what are the results? Under the new Antiquities Law 3/2010, passed in mid-February, the SCA set up the Archaeological Collection Administration (ACA) as part of its professional echelon. The new body aims at inspecting the authenticity of all unregistered antiquities that are in the possession of members of the Egyptian public, and ensuring that they are properly documented
Read more: Al-Ahram Weekly

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