Egyptologist Charles Aling discusses Egyptian unrest
Feb. 9—The recent unrest in Egypt raises many concerns about what will happen to the country’s antiquities, some of which have been damaged and stolen from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the world's largest collection of Egyptian treasures.
Charles Aling, Ph.D., professor of history and chair of the Department of History & Related Fields at Northwestern College, spoke recently with Faith Radio’s Neil Stavem about Egypt's current events and biblical history . Listen to the 8-minute interview.
Aling holds a Ph.D. in Ancient History and Egyptology from the University of Minnsota. He served as assistant field director in Egypt on an excavation project in the Valley of the Kings. Among other courses, he teaches “History and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt” at Northwestern.
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