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Monetary practices In ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt is certainly one of the most fascinating civilisations. Its economy is no exception and deserves a bit of attention; that’s why it has been chosen as the theme for this latest Object of the month. So how were monetary practices organised in this civilisation which had no knowlege of money itself?

The National Bank of Belgium and its modern architecture

The Brussels North-South connection is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2012. The long-awaited railway link between the stations of Brussels South (Midi) and Brussels North was inaugurated on 4 October 1952 by the young King Baudouin. It was in this context that the National Bank had a new building constructed for its offices in the Boulevard de Berlaimont.