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Shawqi Shath

Shawqi Shath

Sector : Science, Scientists

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1936
  • Age: 80
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Shawqi Shaath was born in Beersheba 1937, received his school education in Khan Younis, he then left to Syria where he received a Licentiate in History from Damascus University in 1959, Diploma in History from the same university; PhD in the Middle East Antiquities from the University of Rome in 1973. He also took a four months course in Anastylosis at the International Center in Rome.

Shawqi has been working at the Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums in Syria since 1961. He currently works as chief secretary of the National Museum of Aleppo, lecturer at the Faculty of Arts in the University of Aleppo, represented Palestine in several Arabic and international conventions. He is a member of the International Council of Museums, member of the Arab Writers Union, member Palestinian Writers Union, member of the Arab Historians Union, member of the Arab Translators Union.

He died on 27 November 2009 and was buried in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


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