Monday, January 13, 2014
NEWS: 1524 objects were seized in a house in Giza
According to the Minister of Antiquities, the objects were proven authenticity by the committee he formed headed by Mohamed Shiha, the director of Giza antiquities.
The captured objects include limestone fake doors, statues heads of ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses of different sizes (some are limestone and the others are different metals ores) and faience ushabtis.
The minister said that the diversity of the captured antiquities refers that they are result of illegal digs by armed groups which explains the 50 caliber M2 machine gun bullets were found with the house owner.
Source: Luxor Times