Vandalism at the Egyptian Museum

Tutankhamun-mummy-goldThe Egyptian Museum, which has preserved all the treasures of the ancient Pharaohs of Egypt and which has served as a repository of the cultural traditions of a great civilization, has been vandalized as a result of the 2011 uprising that brought down the government of Hosni Mubarak.

To see how some of the valuable artifacts in the museum have been vandalized, click here to watch a slide presentation (16 slides) showing what has happened to the Egyptian Museum in the last two years.

Claude Mariottini
Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary

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