Egypt retrieves 8 smuggled antiquities from Barcelona museum


Barcelona museum handed over to the Egyptian embassy in Madrid later on Wednesday 21/3/2012 eight Pharaonic antiquities that were smuggled from Egypt in 1999.

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Mohamed Ibrahim will be attending the handover ceremony to be held at the premises of the Egyptian embassy in Madrid.

The precious ancient items will return to Egypt on March 29.


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