We all know and love Raiders of the Lost Ark, but now it looks like another group of Joneses are helping to save Egyptian antiquities.
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
The Pyramid Savers
The Pyramid Savers
The Pyramid Savers

We all know and love Raiders of the Lost Ark, but now it looks like another group of Joneses are helping to save Egyptian antiquities. Cintec manufactures structural reinforcement anchors from an ordinary looking office in the city centre - not the most glamorous of jobs, one might imagine.

We all know and love Raiders of the Lost Ark, but now it looks like another group of Joneses are helping to save Egyptian antiquities. Cintec manufactures "structural reinforcement anchors" from an ordinary looking office in the city centre - not the most glamorous of jobs, one might imagine.

But for the past decade the Cintec team have been doing their bit for archaeology in ancient Egypt, stabilising mosques many hundreds of years old, after damage from the earthquakes of the early 1990s. And today they're in the middle of their most exciting venture yet: restoring the Temple of Hibis in the Kharga Oasis.

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