15 Yemeni antiquities going to Italy for restoration [Archives:2008/1175/Local News]

July 24 2008

SANA'A, July 23 )The General Authority of Antiquities signed an agreement with the University of Italy last Sunday to cooperate on the restoration of 15 Yemeni antiquities this October that currently on display in the Baynoon Museum in Dhamar governorate.

The antiquities will undergo restoration for three months before being displayed to the Italian and international public in the historic city of Pisa, known for its famed “leaning”” tower.

“”The antiquities include human and animal sculptures in addition to lamps and utensils