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Four Artifacts discovered in Qalioubia

Friday 17/November/2017 - 11:59 AM
Sada El Balad
Sada ElBalad- Basant Ahmed
Dr. Mohsen Badawi، General Director of the Archaeological Authority of Qalioubia، announced that four Artifacts engraved with The Egyptian hieroglyphic writings were discovered، pointing out that other stones were found as well.

Last month، The French Ministry of Culture announced that it had handed over eight ancient Egyptian artifacts to the Egyptian ambassador to France، Ehab Badawi، after being seized by French customs authorities in January 2010 at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Culture، Sky New reported.

This comes under 1970 (UNESCO) Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import، Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property
Over the past few years official efforts to counter the smuggling of artifacts have resulted in the repatriation of hundreds of relics from France to Egypt.

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