Free Schepenese! Milo Rau donates 30,000 Swiss francs to a mummy

Milo Rau, renowned Swiss theatre director and author, is donating his Grand St.Gallen Culture Prize to Schepenese: The famous mummy in the Abbey Library should return to Egypt and be kept in dignity in the meantime. This demand is launched on the 17th of November with the “St.Gallen Declaration for Schepenese”. Milo Rau receives support from prominent figures from science, culture and politics such as Adolf Muschg, Sibylle Berg, Bénédicte Savoy, Mattea Meyer, Peter Stamm, Heba Abd el Gawad, Jean Ziegler, Gesine Krüger, Paul Rechsteiner und Kim de l’Horizon. The committee cooperates with the «College of Archaeology of Cultural Heritage» from the Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Aswan.


Here you finde the full press release and information about the activities on 17 November.