Five stolen Egyptian artefacts located in Europe

27 May 2014 7:17 AM | Anonymous
Five stolen Egyptian artefacts located in Europe
The objects come from illegal excavations of a temple from c.2300 BC
Nevine El-Aref , Saturday 24 May 2014

The antiquities ministry has located five ancient Egyptian artefacts that were smuggled out of the country in 2002, it announced on Saturday.

Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim announced that the artefacts were stolen during illegal excavations at the Saqqara necropolis, 25 kilometres south of the Giza pyramids.

Three of these objects, he told Ahram Online, are on display at the Fine Arts Museum in Budapest in Hungary, while the other two are listed on the brochure of an auction hall in Paris

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