Egyptian Museum Of Cairo Raided, 17 Artifacts Stolen

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Cairo, Egypt — At least 17 ancient Egyptian artifacts are missing from the Museum of Cairo after a break-in, the country’s minister of antiquities said Sunday.

The missing objects include a gilded wood statue of King Tutankhamun being carried by a goddess; parts of a a gilded wood statue of Tutankhamun harpooning; a limestone statue of Akhenaten; a statue of Nefertiti making offerings; a sandstone head of an Amarna princess; a stone statuette of a scribe from Amarna; 11 wooden shabti statuettes of Yuya; and a heart scarab of Yuya.

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