The three-minute video recorded at night time, which has stirred outrage and controversy amongst Egyptians on social media, exhibits elements of the climb as a person and a girl scale what seems to be the Nice Pyramid of Giza with the skyline of Cairo within the background. After they attain the highest, the video exhibits the girl taking off her shirt and finishes with a nonetheless picture exhibiting them in a unadorned embrace.
Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani referred the case to the prosecutor common for investigation.
“In regard of what was circulated and revealed yesterday night for a brief video movie depicting two foreigners climbing the pyramid at night time, after which put an image of them violating public morality, and to seek out out the reality and take the required motion, Minister of Antiquities, D. Khaled al-Anani, determined to instantly refer the case of the incident and the movie to the Lawyer Common to research the matter,” the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities stated in an announcement Friday.
Based on Ahram On-line, the video was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday by self-described Danish photographer Andreas Hvid, who posts photos on social media of various websites from excessive vantage factors all over the world, typically depicting nudity.
Climbing pyramids is punishable by regulation in Egypt. The video and the act have been criticized by the Egyptians because it shows a disregard for Egypt’s legal guidelines and its conservative society.