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Statue of Sekhemka

Disaster as ancient statue of Sekhemka sells for £16m, setting dangerous precedent

Yesterday, we reported on the plans of Egyptian officials to stop the sale of a 4,400-year-old Egyptian statue by Northampton Museum in England at a Christie’s auction in London. Sadly, all attempts...
Statue of Sekhemka

Can the statue of Sekhemka be saved in the eleventh hour?

Egyptian officials are trying to stop the sale of a 4,400-year-old Egyptian statue by Northampton Museum in England , which is due to take place today. The Council decided to auction off the historic...