Egypt seizes hoard of antiquities

07 Jan 2014 1:48 PM | Anonymous

Egypt seizes hoard of antiquities

The Egyptian police have seized a hoard of more than 1,500 illegally excavated ancient artefacts, the Antiquities Ministry said.

The antiquities seized during a raid on a house in Zawiyat Abu Musallem, a Cairo suburb, on Monday included ancient statues, amulets and limestone false doors of the type commonly built in ancient Egyptian  tombs as a threshold to the afterlife.

 

http://www.tradearabia.com/news/LAW_249425.html

 

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