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"Restoring queen Nefertiti statue, head on naked women provokes some"
Restoring queen Nefertiti statue, head on naked women provokes some
trefwoorden: Nefertiti - hoofd- bronzen - beeld
Berlin museum director Detrisch Weldong installed the head of queen Neferiti statue on a bronze-made naked woman, a step that provoked the Egyptian archaeologists and artists.
"The Bronze made statue would hurt the head of Nefertiti," said Zahi Hawas, Supreme Council of Antiquities Secretary General. "The installation of queen Nefertiti statue's head on a naked woman body could not be accepted by any archaeologist," he added.
Hawas said he briefed Culture Minister Farouq Hosni on this issue, contacts would be held with UNESCO director general and German ambassador in Cairo to restore this priceless and rare monument.
Lees verder in: Arabic News (7 juni 2003)