Encouraging news about missing antiquities in Egypt

By Cairo Expert: Adel, Egypt, April 2011

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The winds of change in Egypt are moving how to restore stolen treasures back to the Egyptian people and the world. More than a dozen treasures stolen from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo were rapidly intercepted/recovered from would be sales to private black market buyers by the Egyptian army.

The Supreme Council of Antiquities has a list of missing items stolen from the museum to help in the restoration efforts by the        Egyptians to bring these treasures back for the world to see. Some of the better known pieces are ritual fans and statues that belonged to King Tut, a statue of Akhenaton holding an offering table and amulets and jewelry of Yuya an import official from the time of King Tut.                                                                                                                                                                       
Tourists and visitors to Egypt can be encouraged that the Egyptian Museum in Cairo has been re-opened to the public. Displays have been very carefully restored for viewing the Pharaonic treasures and artifacts.

Progress and construction continues on the new museum beside the Giza Pyramids. Here the cooperation of 40 different companies from around the world is bringing together expertise to display even more of the treasures of Egypt. Some have been in storage in boxes and some are just now being excavated and discovered.

The near future holds much anticipation and excitement for new discoveries from the excavations being made in Luxor, Aswan and Sakkara.

Yala (come on)! Now is the time to feel the breeze of the new sun, the new moon, and the new people of Egypt. Come and enjoy time between all the places you have heard of and the new one you have yet to discover…Cairo ,Giza pyramids,Luxor,Aswan and the Safari tours in the western Desert (the Oasis ) - your new adventure awaits you!

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