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Encyclopedia > Supreme Council for Antiquities

Part of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, the Supreme Council of Antiquities (commonly abbreviated SCA) is responsible for the conservation, protection and regulation of all antiquities and archaeological excavations in Egypt.


The SCA was previously known as the Egyptian Antiquities Organization (commonly abbreviated EAO) between 1971 and 1994. Prior to that, it was known as either the Department of Antiquities or the Antiquities Service, dating back to the middle of the 19th century.


The current Secretary General of the Council is Dr. Zahi Hawass (since 2002). Dr. Zahi Hawass signs an autograph (Aug. ...


External links

  • Supreme Council of Antiquities: Official website of the SCA, providing news and a description of the Council's work
  • The Plateau: Official website of Dr Zahi Hawass
  • About the Supreme Council of Antiquities]

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Supreme Council of Antiquities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (159 words)
The Supreme Council of Antiquities (commonly abbreviated SCA) is part of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and is responsible for the conservation, protection and regulation of all antiquities and archaeological excavations in Egypt.
The SCA was previously known as the "Egyptian Antiquities Organization" (commonly abbreviated EAO) between 1971 and 1994.
The current Secretary General of the Council is Dr. Zahi Hawass (since 2002).
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