TITLE

Pharaoh on the Move

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/13/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the relocation of the ancient statue of Pharaoh Ramses II from Cairo to Giza, Egypt as of October 13, 2006. Many Egyptians lined the streets to watch two flatbed trucks move the statue. The statue was moved to protect it from pollution caused by traffic in the congested city. It will be seen in the future Grand Museum of Egypt.
ACCESSION #
22895139

 

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