Historical Egyptian artefact returned after being smuggled to London
public sale halls.
Shaaban Abdel-Gawad, common supervisor of the ministry’s antiquities repatriation division, mentioned it took “all the mandatory procedures to cease the sale of the reduction and withdraw it from public sale.”
It had beforehand been displayed on the Karnak Open Air Museum within the Egyptian metropolis of Luxor.
The ministry intently cooperated with the Egyptian Ministry of Overseas Affairs, the Egyptian embassy in London, and British authorities to recuperate the artefact. It was acquired by the embassy in September however solely arrived again in Egypt this week.