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Egypt Retrieves 3 Smuggled Artifacts From Britain

FILE:A visitor takes a photo of ancient artifacts, returned by Italy, at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, July 4, 2018. (Reuters)

 

Egypt retrieved three illegally smuggled artifacts from Britain, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said on Thursday.

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The Egyptian ambassador to the United Kingdom received the three antiquities that date back to the Pharaonic and Greek eras, according to a statement issued by the ministry.

 

The three pieces include a Greco-Roman statue, a part of a Pharaonic wooden coffin, and a sarcophagus said the ministry.

 

The process of retrieving the artifacts was coordinated between the Egyptian embassy and the British Museum after contacting a renowned museum in London that was going to buy the smuggled pieces.

 

As one of the most ancient civilizations, Egypt has been working hard to protect and preserve its rich archaeological treasures and historical heritage

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