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‘Haunted’ Saudi antiquities site tries to woo visitors
Travel

‘Haunted’ Saudi antiquities site tries to woo visitors

AL ULA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – In a remote northern corner of Saudi Arabia sit the relics of an ancient…
Egypt puts relics recovered from smugglers in Italy on display
Archaeology

Egypt puts relics recovered from smugglers in Italy on display

Hundreds of ancient artifacts returned by Italy after they were recovered from smugglers in May went on display at the…
Eight persons, including policeman, arrested in Sohag over illegal excavation in search of relics
Egypt

Eight persons, including policeman, arrested in Sohag over illegal excavation in search of relics

Maragha Prosecution in Sohag ordered on Sunday remanding into custody one policeman and seven other suspects for four days pending…
Ramses II statue arrives at Egyptian Museum in Tahrir
Archaeology

Ramses II statue arrives at Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

The eight-meter statue of Ramses II and other relics unearthed in Matariya arrived at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square early…
Rare Palmyra busts back in Syria after Italy restoration
Archaeology

Rare Palmyra busts back in Syria after Italy restoration

Two rare busts rescued from the "Islamic State" militant group in the ancient city of Palmyra and restored in Italy…
House basements used for illegal excavation discovered in Luxor
Archaeology

House basements used for illegal excavation discovered in Luxor

Isna Prosecution in Luxor ordered the seizure of two basements of a house in Darb al-Rawageh area, where illegal excavations…
Sohag police arrest three suspected ‘tomb raiders’ with 15 stolen artifacts
Egypt

Sohag police arrest three suspected ‘tomb raiders’ with 15 stolen artifacts

Three people have been arrested by police in possession of 15 archaeological artifacts that were allegedly stolen from historic monuments…
US Consulate hands over ancient artifacts found in garden
Archaeology

US Consulate hands over ancient artifacts found in garden

The US Consulate in Alexandria has handed over four artifacts to the Antiquities Ministry after consulate staff found them in…
44 Ancient Egyptian relics repatriated from France: Minister
Egypt

44 Ancient Egyptian relics repatriated from France: Minister

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany declared on Monday that 44 relics smuggled from Egypt to France have been repatriated after six…
Brothers arrested for possessing, trading relics in Beheira
Egypt

Brothers arrested for possessing, trading relics in Beheira

Beheira security services have arrested two brothers in Housh Eissa village for allegedly possessing archeological relics with the intention of…
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