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Amid regional instability and rising demand, a historic agreement could protect priceless cultural artifacts​

Amid regional instability and rising demand, a historic agreement could protect priceless cultural artifacts BY SANDY PETRYKOWSKI  December 6, 2016 at 5:48 PM EST Egyptians artifacts that had been captured in U.S. Customs in 2013, all [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|

After Long Delay, US and Egypt Sign Historic MoU Restricting Endangered Heritage from American Import

After Long Delay, US and Egypt Sign Historic MoU Restricting Endangered Heritage from American Import https://youtu.be/p3G8rPpmg7M The United States and Egypt signed a cultural property Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday after lengthy consideration. The [...]

By | December 4th, 2016|

Winning Friends and Influencing Policy through Cultural Heritage

Winning Friends and Influencing Policy through Cultural Heritage Deborah Lehr  Chief Executive Officer, Basilinna; Senior Fellow, The Paulson Institute Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry and Secretary of State Kerry sign Cultural MOU Secretary John [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|

Egypt Celebrates the Return of Antiquities Seized During Investigation by U.S. Authorities

The end of 2016 has been marked with major successes for Egypt’s cultural heritage. Egypt has celebrated the repatriation of antiquities from France, Jordan, Switzerland, and now the United States. On December 1, 2016 the [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|

Landmark Agreement Protects Egypt’s #CultureUnderThreat

By Deborah Lehr (Left to Right) Antiquities Coalition founder Deborah Lehr, Former Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass, Director of the George Washington University Capitol Archaeological Institute Eric H. Cline. Secretary John Kerry and [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|

The United States And The Arab Republic Of Egypt Sign Historic Agreement To Protect Cultural Heritage

First Cultural Heritage Memorandum of Understanding in Arab World Halts Import of Illicit Egyptian Antiquities and Cuts Off Source of Terrorist Financing Today in Washington, DC, Secretary of State John Kerry and the Arab Republic [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|