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NEWS: Egyptian turmoil puts antiquities at risk

“Political turmoil and uncertainty in Egypt has put the country’s antiquities at risk, experts say.

At least 50 pieces were looted from the National Museum on Tahrir Square during large demonstrations there, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The stolen items include a statue of the Pharoah Tutankhamun, whose lavish tomb made him one of the best-known ancient Egyptian rulers” – via UPI.

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