81 artefacts missing from Egyptian museum and Tel El-Faraein

17 Mar 2011 5:49 AM | Anonymous

81 artefacts missing from Egyptian museum and Tel El-Faraein
Nevine El-Aref , Wednesday 16 Mar 2011


Mohamed Abdel Maqsoud, the director of the central administration for antiquities in Alexandria and Lower Egypt told Ahram Online that the inventory at Tel El-Faraein revealed that 27 objects were missing from the storehouse, which houses thousands of objects from excavations carried out in different sites there.

He explained that the missing objects included 20 bronze coins from the Roman and Islamic eras, a limestone relief engraved with a Greco text, a statue inscribed with a hieroglyphic text and four clay pots.

http://english.ahram.org.eg/~/NewsContent/9/40/7860/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/-artefacts-missing-from-Egyptian-museum-and-Tel-El.aspx

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