Nikolaus S. Barta: Lord of the mummies


Lord of the mummies: Viennese Nikolaus Barta insures the treasures of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, whose future lies in the balance in the wake of the revolution. At its height, the world famous Egyptian Museum was visited by 1.5 million people a year. After the revolution this figure sank to zero. And now, sooner than expected, the first tourists are coming back, numbering an estimated 50,000 this year. Austria’s well-known weekly magazine “NEWS” portrayed art-insurance … Read More