Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced retrieving Egyptian artifacts from Whanganui Regional Museum & Southland Museum in New Zealand.
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Eissa met Monday with Bahraini Ambassador to Egypt Fawzeya Bint Abdullah Zeinal.
Egypt retrieved the smuggled artifacts as per the 1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property.
Tourism and Antiquities Minister Ahmed Eissa hailed on Sunday efforts exerted by the staff of the Grand Egyptian Museum to establish this great project.
More than 50% of the heavy antiquities were placed inside the main exhibition halls of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
“These pieces were handed over by the officials of the Turin Museum to the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Rome, in preparation for their return to their home country,” the statement read.
Among the developments was the announcement of a number of archaeological discoveries in the governorates of Minya and Damietta, Fayoum and Luxor.
Egypt retrieves 16 artifacts from the United States of America
The man and his wife are convicted of artifact trafficking.
Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Osama Shaltout received from the Kuwait National Museum five artifacts that were smuggled from Egypt.
Sotheby's recently held an auction under the title "Arts of the Islamic World & India, including Luxurious Carpets".
Rateb had funded Hassanein and a gang he leads to commit the crime.
Afterward, Official talks between Shoukry and Lapid, in the presence of the two countries' delegations were held, Hafez added in another tweet.
The exhibition is taking place on October 1 and March 31, 2022, and consists of three districts.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Tuesday with his Belgium counterpart Sophie Wilmes.
A committee from the Supreme Council of Antiquities said all the seized antiquities date back to the Egyptian civilizations and belong to different ages, including the Prehistoric, Pharaonic, Greek, Roman and Islamic ages, according to the prosecution’s statement.
The prosecution said it also detained 17 members of the gang he led for four days after they were caught red-handed while possessing 201 artifacts
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.
Two pieces belong to the Ancient Egyptian era while the third is Greek.
The Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Noki Masaki expressed his admiration for the Egyptian antiquities across governorates.