Thursday, 16 September 2010

Pillaged ancient Egyptian artefacts discovered in Spain

Pieces of an ancient Egyptian necropolis which were pillaged from Egypt in 1999 have been discovered in an antiques shop in Spain.  A Middle Eastern expert spotted the eight fragments of limestone after recognising the inscriptions, Barcelona police said.  The pieces are inscribed with hieroglyphics dating from the 3rd Century BC. 

Read more: BBC  Manchester Wired

1 comment:

  1. This is good news, very positive. It only takes on sharp- eyed enthusiast to make a difference. Let's hope we see more news articles like these,

    Stuart

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