Egypt Independent

27 artifacts missing from Delta warehouse



Mohamed Abdel Maqsoud, head of the Central Administration of Lower and Upper Egypt Antiquities, has announced that 27 artifacts are missing from the Tal al-Pharaeen warehouse in the Delta city of Kafr al-Sheikh.

The missing items include 20 bronze coins from the Roman and Islamic eras, an item carved with ancient Greek motifs and a statuette with hieroglyphic inscriptions.

The warehouse was stormed by 40 armed men who shot at the guards and stole the items.

Translated from the Arabic Edition