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December 8, 2013 in Features
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The Egyptian Museum, at right, is located in Cairo’s Tahrir Square next to the former headquarters of Hosni Mubarak’s National Democratic Party, at left, which was burned during the 2011 uprising. Plans are being drawn up to demolish the burned building and create an exhibition garden for the museum.

Associated Press photo

Left: Cats roam and an Egyptian military solider reads at a cafe in front the empty gift shop in the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo.

Associated Press photo

Above: A security worker guards antiquities inside the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo. Repeated protests have scared away visitors.