Egypt recovers Late Interval reduction from New York

Egypt recovers Late Period relief from New York

The Egyptian consulate in New York acquired a Limestone reduction from the Late Interval (712-323 BC) that was stolen and smuggled out of Egypt in 2019.

 

Egypt recovers Late Period relief from New York
The reduction is engraved with a scene depicting a person named
Padi-Sena beside the 2 deities Horus and Hathor
[Credit: Egypt. Ministry of Antiquities]

Shaaban Abdel-Gawad, the Supervisor Normal of Antiquities Restitution Division, stated that the reduction was stolen from an unlawful excavation then smuggled in a foreign country.

 

It was then placed on present at an public sale corridor in New York after which tracked by the Antiquities Repatriation Division on the Ministry of Antiquities by way of the web.

 

The reduction is engraved with a scene depicting a person named  Padi-Sena beside the 2 deities Horus and Hathor.

 

The division succeeded to undergo the involved authority in New York all authorized paperwork that show Egypt’s possession of the reduction, in addition to proof export paperwork have been cast.

 

The reduction was then handed over to the Egyptian consulate.

Creator: Nevine El-Aref | Supply: Ahram On-line [November 19, 2020]

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