lunes, 19 de diciembre de 2011

Destruction Alert: Institut d'Egypte burned


Amid clashes today between army personnel and protesters a Molotov cocktail landed on a historic building at the corner of Qasr el Aini and Sheikh Rihan Streets. The building engulfed in flames was home to the Egyptian Research Council (المجمع العلمي المصري) also known as the Institut d’Egypte. The library in the building contains original publications dating back to 1798 including the famous Description de l’Egypte.

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