Archaeology News Egypt 2017 A.
February 2017 : Archaeology News Egypt
Two more ancient Egyptian artifacts recovered from London 2/2/2017:
The first one was stolen from the storehouses of Al-Qantara East city, after being damaged and looted amid the security vacuum following the January 2011 Revolution.The second, was stolen from the El-Sheikh Ebada site in the Upper Egyptian city of Minya.the first was a limestone relief that was stolen from Queen Hatshepsut’s temple in El-Deir El-Bahari in Luxor. It was chopped off a wall and illegally smuggled out of the country.The relief was stolen from the temple in 1975 and resurfaced earlier this month at a small auction hall in Spain, where it was bought by a British antiquities dealer.Two months ago the relief was recovered.The second was an ushabti figurine from Qubet Al-Hawa necropolis store gallery in Aswan and was handed over to the Egyptian embassy in London two days ago. Archaeology News Egypt 2017 A.