Friday, January 21, 2011

National Trust Lectures

The National Trust is hosting two lectures on the topics listed below. The first is at 9:30 am at the Conference Room of the NIS Building in Kingstown on January 18th 2011 and the second is the annual Dr Kirby lecture being held at 7 pm of the same day (Jan 18th) at the Carnegie Building (Old Public Library). Both lectures are open to National Trust members and the public at large.

The topics that will be discussed at each lecture are:

(1) The drawings and paintings caves in the Western desert in Egypt
By Khalad Saad & Mostafa Rezk
(2) Salvage of Abu Simble temples (Necessity allows forbidden)
By Abu al Dardda Abu zaid & Ashraf Nageh

These lectures are part of the activities of the visiting archaeologists from Egypt who are in St. Vincent and the Grenadines to advise the Trust on the relocation of the endangered Yambou 1 Petroglyph.

See you there!

Louise Mitchell Joseph
Chairperson SVG National Trust