Stolen Artifacts

Egypt retrieves stolen piece of King Ramses II statue from Switzerland

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt has successfully recovered a remarkable 3,400-year-old fragment of King Ramses II's statue, which had been stolen from the ancient site of Abydos and smuggled to Switzerland, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Sunday.

Germany returns 4 stolen statues dating back to 600 BC to Egypt

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 01:46 GMT

These statues had been confiscated during a security campaign.