Police recover pharaonic artefacts stolen in wake of revolution

23 May 2012 10:17 AM | Anonymous
Police recover pharaonic artefacts stolen in wake of revolution
Nevine El-Aref, Tuesday 22 May 2012
Objects found buried at Saqqara Necropolis include several ancient Egyptian statuettes carved from green faience


A collection of 35 ancient Egyptian artefacts stolen in the wake of last year's Tahrir Square uprising was recovered on Monday by Tourism and Antiquities police.

The objects were found buried in sand close to the Horemhab funerary complex in the Saqqara Necropolis on the outskirts of Cairo.

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContentPrint/9/0/42364/Heritage/0/Police-recover-pharaonic-artefacts-stolen-in-wake-.aspx

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