SCA Secretary General Dr. Mustafa Amin said the most important artifacts to be retrieved are a bust of granite and a statue made of glass in addition to a group of statues including one made of bronze.This raises the question about the importer, the vendor and the collector. And is this seizure the hint of a well organised network?
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Egyptian antiquities and the Australian market
The Egyptian press has reported that a delegation from Egypt has collected 122 Egyptian antiquities in Sydney ("Local Delegation Heads to Australia to Retrieve 122 Artifacts", Egypt State Information Service October 29, 2011).