Egypt’s social digest July 10: Egypt denies collapse of ceilings of Re Wir, Seshem Nefer’s tombs in Giza’s Haram area
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CAIRO: No more browsing site to site, you can have a look for Egypt’s top culture news July 10 here:

 

 Egypt denies collapse of ceilings of Re Wir and Seshem Nefer’s tombs in Giza’s Haram area

Al-Haram archeological area manager Ashraf Mohey denied social media reports claiming that the ceilings of two tombs of Re Wir and Seshem Nefer have collapsed, saying “such rumors are groundless,” Youm7 reported Sunday.

Social media users claimed that ceilings of the two tombs collapsed for months ago amid blackout from the Ministry of Antiquities.

 

Sunday marks 1st anniversary of Lawrence of Arabia star

Sunday marks the first anniversary of the death of Lawrence of Arabia star, Omar al-Sharif, who passed away aged 83 on July 10, 2015 in an elderly house in southern city of Helwan. He was suffering Alzheimer’s.

Sharif’s last movie was Hassan and Morqos with the Egyptian actor Adel Imam.  He acted in David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Doctor Zhivago (1965) for which he got Golden Globe Award in 1966. He also acted in Funny Girl movie in 1968.

 

Egyptian, Museum, Manial Palace organize ‘Traditional crafts’ program

The Egyptian Museum, in cooperation with Manial Palace Museum, will organize on Tuesday a special program entitled Traditional crafts between past and present, to raise awareness of the archaeological and the revival of traditional crafts, Youm7 reported Sunday. the program will be held in the Egyptian Museum headquarters.

 

Alexandria receives 1.5 million beach-goers in Eid al fitr

Alexandria shores have received a total of 1.5 million beach goers during the three days of Eid al-Fitr festivals, Alexandria’s Central Administration of Tourism and Resorts chairperson Ahmed Hegazy told Youm7 Sunday.

 

Upper Egypt Museum sector organizes campaign to design photonic-inspired cloths and accessories

Upper Egypt Museum sector launched Sunday a cultural campaign aims to teach the children and students how to design photonic-inspired cloths and accessories, Youm7 reported. The campaign, which includes other cultural events, will take place at the headquarters of Luxor Museum.

 

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