United States returns to Egypt stolen sarcophagus shown on Met

The 1.8 meter long gold-plated sarcophagus was assembled for the mummy of Nedjemankh, a high priest of

The 1.8 meter long gold-plated sarcophagus was assembled for the mummy of Nedjemankh, a high priest of the god Heryshe.

The gold-plated object made for Nedjemankh's mummy had been stolen in 2011.

The US authorities returned on Wednesday (25) to Egypt a sarcophagus purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of New York in 2017. It was later learned that the object was stolen in 2011, the year of the revolt against then-president Hosni Mubarak. The 1.8 meter long, gold-plated sarcophagus was assembled for the mummy of Nedjemankh, a high priest of the god Heryshef.

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