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Culture Minister reveals details of Al-Ghuri Manuscript retrieving

Sunday 06/January/2019 - 03:27 PM
Sada El Balad
Edited By: Nada Moustafa

Culture Minister, Dr Inas Abdul Dayem said on Sunday that Egypt succeeded in retrieving Al-Ashraf Qansuah Al-Ghuri Manuscript before being sold in an auction in London.

In a press conference, Abdul Dayem, stressed that a lot off efforts have been exerted during the last period to bring back this historic Manuscript, noting that Egypt has not paid any money to restore it.

Last July, The Egyptian embassy in London succeeded in retrieving an ancient Islamic Egyptian manuscript that was on sale at an auction house.

 In a statement on Friday, the embassy said in an effort to preserve Egyptian heritage and cultural holdings, it succeeded in cooperation with Egyptian National Library and Archives in retrieving an ancient Islamic manuscript that was on sale at Bonhams auction house in London.

The embassy underlined that the manuscript entitled "The Summarized in Science of History" by Mohammed bin Sulaiman Masood Al Kafiji, which belongs to the Egyptian National Library and Archives, but was lost in the seventies of the last century.

                                                                                                          


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