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‘Pharaonic’ tomb discoverd in Luxor

CAIRO, Nov 24, (AP): Egypt says archeologists have found a pharaonic tomb in Luxor housing the mummies of a priest and his wife from the 13th century B.C. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anani said Saturday the tomb contains decorative sarcophagi, a thousand statuettes, as well as other treasures. The tomb, which …

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Egypt thanks Kuwait for reclaiming Pharaoh artifact

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10:  Egyptian Foreign Ministry expressed gratitude to Kuwait on Wednesday for cooperating to bring back the lid of a rare antique coffin that had been smuggled into the Gulf state last March. A ministry statement said the ancient piece was brought back following a relentless follow-up and …

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Kuwait returns ‘smuggled’ rare Pharaohesque artifact to Egypt

Egypt’s envoy to Kuwait thanks Kuwaiti authorities KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8, (KUNA): Kuwaiti authorities have handed over to Egypt the lid of a rare antique coffin that had been smuggled into the Gulf state last March. The vintage casket lid was given to the Egyptian embassy on Monday after Kuwait’s …

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Probe starts if seized statue from Pharaonic era

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: A committee headed by Egyptian and Kuwaiti experts will examine the statue or the cover of a coffin that was seized at Kuwait International Airport last Friday to identify if it belongs to the Pharaonic era, reports Al-Anba daily. A high-level source at the National Council for …

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Pharaon era bust seized – Facts probed

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Air Freight Unit at Kuwait International Airport seized a statue believed to be a pharaonic monument from Egypt. Kuwait’s General Customs Administration has since referred the statue to the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters to identify the era in which the statue was made …

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