Thread: Zahi Hawass
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Old 05-25-2012, 06:02 AM   #119
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Originally Posted by foreverwingnut
His power had become too great before he was demoted, once having authority that prevailed even over Alexandrian discovery. Cleopatra's kingdom of Alexandria was really a kingdom unto itself, so it's difficult for me to understand how Zahi managed to garner complete autonomy in Alexandria in the interest of Egyptian authority.

I am terribly sorry, but I don't fully understand what you mean by that. Would you care to elaborate? Do you mean that the SCA is only responsible for stuff up until 332/1 BC, leaving the Ptolemaic Dynasty out?
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