27 artifacts missing from Delta warehouse

27 artifacts missing from Delta warehouse

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 20:23

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