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Egypt retrieves 116 previously seized artefacts in smuggling attempt

Egypt retrieved on Monday 116 artefacts that were seized several years ago from different ports on their way out of the country, according to a press release published by the Ministry of Antiquities. Most of the artefacts, which were retrieved from Damietta Port, belong to the Muhammad Ali Pasha dynasty, and they include various sets …

Daily News Egypt

Christie’s to offer Egyptian artefacts to be auctioned

Following a chain of ancient Egyptian artefacts that are auctioned for individuals to purchase, Cristie’s Auction House announced putting dozens of Egyptian antiquities up for auction, which is set to take place on 3 July. The antiquities verified that belong to several periods in the ancient Pharaonic times. Under the name of “Antiquities,” the booklet …

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Egypt retrieves 9 smuggled artefacts from France

Egypt retrieved on Thursday nine artefacts from France that were illegally smuggled and then seized by French authorities. Eight of the retrieved artefacts were caught with a passenger at a train station on his way to London in 2012, according to state media outlet Ahram Online. The artefacts include a human head carved in basalt …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt retrieves 14 illegally smuggled artefacts from Cyprus

Egypt received on Tuesday 14 antiquities from Cyprus that were stolen and illegally smuggled in the late 1980s, the Ministry of Antiquities stated in a press release. The retrieved relics were given to Egypt on the sidelines of the Root Revival Week initiative launched by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and his Cypriot and Greek counterparts …

Daily News Egypt

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