Al-Ahram Weekly Online   27 March - 2 April 2003
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Islamic records enshrined in stone
Al-Ashraf Street in Cairo's Al-Sayeda Nafissa area is an open-air museum with exquisite Islamic architecture and monuments. Saleh Lamei , director of the Centre for Conservation and Preservation of Islamic Architectural Heritage, tells the story of each building as he walks by

Dig Days: Priest of the desert
Many Egyptian scientists living abroad have made their mark, and their achievements have reflected both on their mother country and their host nation...
By Zahi Hawass

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