Documentation, recording of Jewish artifacts almost completed


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 04:11 GMT

FILE - Ministry of Antiquities

FILE - Ministry of Antiquities

CAIRO – 6 December 2018: Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector, Gamal Mostafa, presented the works of recording and documenting the fragments of the Jewish temples to Assistant Minister of Antiquities for Technical Affairs, Mostafa Amin.

This comes within the framework of the Ministry of Antiquities' plan to record and document the artifacts of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish civilizations.

Amin confirmed that this is the first time that the registration of 500 Jewish artifacts from various Egyptian synagogues has been completed.

Amin further stated that the registration of 3157 Islamic and Coptic artifacts transported to various mosques and ancient Egyptian churches has also been completed.

This is an achievement that has never happened before, and the rest of the Islamic and Coptic artifacts will be documented soon.



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