Did Hawass Mislead Media Regarding Safety of Egyptian Antiquities?

I posted just a few days ago on the looting of the Egyptian Museum, reassured by a statement from Egyptian Secretary General of The Supreme Council of Antiquities, Zahi Hawass, that there was only limited damage. However, he might have underreported the damage:

From Lee Rosenbaum’s blog CultureGrrl, “Hawass has an enormous stake in having the world believe that Egyptian antiquities are safe. But his credibility as a reliable source is questionable. Now, with the disturbing visual evidence of an endangered Egyptian Museum, the world needs a full and accurate report of the current status of one of the world’s greatest cultural repositories and its celebrated holdings.”

Read the rest of Rosenbaum’s post here.
Watch CNN Video of the fires here


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