Two reliefs stolen from Egypt's Hetepka tomb found

16 Oct 2011 11:47 AM | Anonymous

Two reliefs stolen from Egypt's Hetepka tomb found

Two ancient limestone Egyptian reliefs stolen from Hetepka tomb in Saqqara were recovered todayNevine El-Aref , Saturday 15 Oct 2011
 
The Egyptian Tourism and Antiquities Police have succeeded in recovering two well-preserved limestone reliefs stolen in 1986 by an international antiquities smuggling gang from Saqqara archaeological storehouses.

The objects belong to the Fifth Dynasty tomb of the king's royal hairdresser Hetepka, discovered by British archaeologists Geoffrey Martin in the late 1960’s at the Old Kingdom cemetery at Saqqara necropolis.

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