Monday, December 31, 2007


Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities explaining how Egypt would copyright Egyptian art and antiquities.

“The law would apply to full-scale, precise copies of any museum objects or "commercial use" of ancient monuments, including the pyramids or the sphinx.

“I do not regard the Luxor hotel as a copy of an Egyptian pyramid - the hotel's interior bares little relation to the inside of a genuine Egyptian pyramid.”

Images: top the Luxor hotel in Las Vegas looking just like the pyramids. Bottom the interior – not so much.