Al-Ahram Weekly Online   4 - 10 September 2008
Issue No. 913
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Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Keep an eye on the Sphinx
While the SCA secretary-general was being interviewed for "Guardian's Spotlight" in July 2008, pigeons were seen pecking away at the eyes and ear cavities of the Sphinx and their droppings were splattered on the stone. Jill Kamil discusses this new danger

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