Thursday, March 16, 2006

Aleppo , the centre of Islamic culture

"Aleppo has been chosen as the capital of Islamic culture considering its status as a bridge between the western and eastern cultures".

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Syrian chemist discovers Pharaoh's secret

According to alarabonline , a Syrian chemist succeeds in decoding the composition of the mummifying techniques used by the Pharaohs. I can't find a link in English yet on Azam Zahrawi's discovery even though it seems to have been quoted originally by Reuters.
Maybe this guy is simply of Syrian origin?I'll update if I find more.
Well many people have searched for the elixir of eternity

If you want to read all about mummies check this cool website: Mummy tomb.