CAIRO - 25 June 2021: Egyptian Ambassador in London Tarek Adel managed to restore three ancient artifacts dating back to the Pharaonic and Greek eras before being sold in an auction hall in London, according to a statement by the Foreign Ministry on Thursday.
The move comes as part of Egypt's tireless efforts to restore precious artifacts that were smuggled out of the country.
The statement highlighted efforts by the Foreign Ministry in cooperation with the ministry of antiquities and tourism to preserve Egyptian heritage and bring back all smuggled artifacts.
The ambassador lauded fruitful cooperation between the Egyptian government and the British Museum to stop the sale of these priceless artifacts.
No more information was available on the owners of these artifacts or how they were smuggled out of Egypt.