Al-Ahram Weekly Online   27 September - 3 October 2012
Issue No. 1116
Heritage
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Sacred bulls for the tourists
So far the Serapeum rescue operation has taken 26 years, but it is now in its final stages and the rock-hewn tombs of the Apis bulls have officially reopened. Nevine El-Aref was at Saqqara to visit the famous galleries
Islamic art at the Louvre
The new department of Islamic art at the Louvre opened to the public last weekend in a purpose-built space that has been a decade in the making, writes David Tresilian in Paris

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