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Met Museum to Return Prize Artifact Because It Was Stolen

The Met paid almost $4 million for the coffin, which will now be returned to Egypt, where it was said to have been looted in 2011. The Metropolitan Museum of Art built a substantial exhibition last year around a new … Continue reading

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Mummified woman dating back 3,000 years unveiled in Egypt

Mummy found inside sarcophagus in Luxor tombs that also contained statues and figurines Archaeologists remove the cover of an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus in Luxor dating back more than 3,000 years. Photograph: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters A well-preserved mummy of a … Continue reading

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