Egypt puts relics recovered from smugglers in Italy on display

Tourists look at ancient artifacts, returned by Italy, at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

CAIRO (Reuters) – Hundreds of ancient artifacts returned by Italy after they were recovered from smugglers in May went on display at the Egyptian museum in Cairo on Wednesday. The relics date to different eras, suggesting that the smugglers were well organized, according to museum curator Ahmed Samir. “They researched Egypt from north to south […]

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