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Endangered Heritage in Egypt[edit]

There are 4 sites in Egypt listed on the World Monuments Fund World Monuments Watch (2016, 2014, 2012, 2010 lists).

  1. Abusir el-Malek
  2. Bayt Al-Razzaz
  3. Old Mosque of Shali Fortress
  4. New Gourna Village

Additionally Abou Mena is listed on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

Wikimedia activity in Egypt[edit]

The Wikimedia Egypt chapter is in the discussion phase, there were Wiki Loves Monuments competitions in Egypt in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Immovable cultural heritage management in Egypt[edit]

Legal protection for immovable cultural heritage works in Egypt[edit]

Policy decisions on access to public information[edit]

Legislations hindering the distribution of pictures in Egypt[edit]

There is freedom of panorama in Egypt.

Museums or archives that might be willing to make their digitized material available under a free license[edit]