Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Archaeological museums are a bit like buses, it seems.Mahmoud decided to design a museum that would showcase the country's rich history, highlighting the successive civilizations to have ruled Beirut since the Bronze Age. Designs for the project, entitled the Museum of Civilizations, envisage a simple structure surrounding a dig in the center of Downtown Beirut. The first step in choosing a site, Mahmoud said, is to confer with local archaeologists.Looking over GM's designs, Noujaim noted that the idea resembles an old plan for an archaeological museum in Downtown Beirut, first proposed during Tamman Salam's term as Culture Minister (July 2008-November 2009).Areiji was unaware of Mahmoud's design, he said, adding that construction on an unrelated archaeological museum in the Phoenician Tal area is set to begin in September.In a subsequent interview, Mahmoud said he was unaware of the ministry project but that he intended to continue planning his Museum of Civilizations.
Visions of a public Dalieh
Sidon archaeological site alters global views
Capturing consumption on camera
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE