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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Ministry of Antiquities announces new map of sites and museums all over Egypt.

From the Ministry of Antiquities Facebook page:وزارة-الآثار-172009302844728/

The Geographic Information System (GIS) at the Ministry of Antiquities has created an archaeological map spotting all the archaeological sites and museums all over Egypt. The map is in both languages Arabic and English and it would be provided in all archaeological sites and museums.

Azza El-Kholy, Head of the GIS Department explained that the department has created this map upon a request from Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany, and it would facilitate the visit of museums and archaeological sites for both Egyptians and foreign visitors.

El-Kholy pointed out that a number of departments have participated in the preparation of this map including the department of the permanent committees and missions and also the department of space and property. She also added that the GIS in the process of finalizing a digital version of the map to be put on the ministry's web page that would be launched in August.

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