Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Back Home, New York: 123 Artifacts to be repatriated to Egypt from USA

The antiquities were confiscated by customs in New York and after proven ownership, the American authorities decided to give it back to Egypt.

The 123 objects contains wooden sarcophagus for a lady dated to 26th Dynasty, 4 wooden statues if birds representing "Ba" the soul in ancient Egypt, collection of statues dates to Third Intermediate Period (TIP), number of funerary boats of Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom Stela and a collection of Roman coins.
Source: Luxor Times Magazine

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