SCA appoints new ancient Egypt dept head

Nevine El-Aref , Thursday 8 Dec 2011

Abdel Hamid Marouf to replace Atef Abul Dahab as head of council's Egyptian antiquities department

Abdel Hamid Marouf, current head of the ancient Egyptian documentation department at Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), has replaced Atef Abul Dahab, who has retired, as head of the council’s ancient Egyptian antiquities department.

The department is one of six SCA departments, which also include one devoted to Islamic, Coptic and Jewish monuments; one to projects; one to documentation; one to restoration efforts; and one to antiquities recovery.

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