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  • Egypt to build $150 million underwater antiquities museum

    Egypt to build $150 million underwater antiquities museum

    Alexandria, (IINA) – Egyptian authorities have recently started developing an underwater antiquities museum in Alexandria with a cost estimated at $150 million, Artnet News reported. Plans for the project were first visualized in October 2008 by then-Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Zahi Hawass. Subsequently, a UNESCO feasibility study was launched in May…