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Stela of 19th Dynasty King Ramses II discovered

Ancient Egypt Stela discovered. A stela of 19th Dynasty King Ramses II was discovered by an Egyptian mission during work carried out at the San Al-Hagar archaeological site in the Sharqiya governorate. Mostafa el-Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, announced that the stela is carved in red granite and depicts King Ramses II…
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Antiquities smugglers to face up to life imprisonment: Amendment

Smugglers to face harsh punishment. CAIRO – 3 January 2018: Parliament’s Media, Culture and Antiquities Committee is preparing a report on an amendment proposed by the government to the antiquities protection law. The amendment is to toughen punishment for smuggling antiquities up to a life sentence and a fine of LE10 million (about $0.56 million).…
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