It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.

 

Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.

 

Stolen Egyptian Relics On Their Way Home

page: 1
0

log in

join
share:

posted on Oct, 17 2009 @ 03:11 PM
link   
France decided on Friday to return to Egypt five relics stolen from Luxor's Valley of the Kings and sold to the Louvre, two days after Cairo severed ties with the Paris museum in protest.

A special commission of the French museums agency decided unanimously to hand over the five painted wall fragments after ruling that they were indeed stolen in the 1980s before ending up at the Louvre in 2000 and 2003.

"Restitution is now just a matter of weeks," said a culture ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity..
Link

This is good news, I am sure that Hawass is very pleased, these relics beong in Egypt.





new topics
 
0

log in

join