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Zahi Hawass Gets World Tourism Award

Nov 28th, 2008 | By

Who he you may well ask.Dr Zahi Hawass has headed up the Supreme Council Of Antiquities in Egypt for the last six years. As such he is responsible for the archaeological excavations throughout the country, it’s musuems and those travelling exhibitions that go around the world.With his trademark cowboy hat he has become quite a television personality who has raised the profile of Egyptian antiquities ( if they weren’t high enough already) so that he is quite a recognisable figure.His wikipedia biography points out that
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