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Antiquities news from Egypt

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  • Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiqui
    El Ahram says:Egypt s archaeological sites and museums closed indefinitelyhttp://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/79035/Heritage/
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 14, 2013
      El Ahram says:
      Egypt's archaeological sites and museums closed indefinitely

      Reports say that the Museum in Mallawi (near Amarna) has been looted!

      SSEA Newsletter correspondent Monica Hanna says the word is that 
       "the museum is almost gone, all small pieces are completely looted"
      Monica Hanna (@monznomad) https://twitter.com/monznomad/statuses/367772387959263232
      August 14, 2013

      Amongst the items reported taken is a statue of a daughter of Akhenaten:

      Luxor Times is reporting on news from Luxor, including the burning of the Horus Hotel:
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