Sad News from Egypt, Missing Art Treasures Reported

Posted on February 13, 2011

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Dr. Zahi Hawass Reports Sad News:

The staff of the database department at the Egyptian Museum, Cairo have given me their report on the inventory of objects at the museum following the break in. Sadly, they have discovered objects are missing from the museum. The objects missing are as follows:http://www.drhawass.com/blog/

 

Tutankhamun being carried by a goddess. (Photo: Griffith Institute)

 

 

1.     Gilded wood statue of Tutankhamun being carried by a goddess

2.     Gilded wood statue of Tutankhamun harpooning. Only the torso and upper limbs of the king are missing

3.     Limestone statue of Akhena ten holding an offering table

4.     Statue of Nefertiti making offerings

5.     Sandstone head of an Amarna princess

6.     Stone statuette of a scribe from Amarna

7.     Wooden shabti statuettes from Yuya (11 pieces)

8.     Heart Scarab of Yuya

Note: It is an International Crime to possess or sell stolen Egyptian Artifacts.


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