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Museum in St. Louis, USA ordered to return a 19th Dynasty Death Mask to Egypt

After Egypt claimed that the death mask belonging to Kanefernefer, a 19th Dynasty noblewoman, was stolen, the US Government has now intervened to order the St. Louis Art Museum to surrender the artifact back to Egypt.

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Ahly National Bank of Egypt to Return Artifacts

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Ahly National Bank of Egypt (ANBE) has uncovered that a client of theirs deposited 200 objects in the early 20th century. It appears that an Armenian and a British Collector had rented 2 vaults from the bank and, because of no payment nor anyone coming forward to claim the contents of the vault, the ANBE inspected the vaults to discover a collection of artifacts in 3 boxes. In compliance with Egyptian law, the ANBE is returning the antiquities to the SCA.

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The Met to Return 19 Objects to Egypt

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In the spirit of cooperation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, has offered to return 19 artifacts to the Egyptian government on the discovery that they come from the tomb of Tutankhamun.

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