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Pre-dynastic tomb uncovered in Egypt's Edfu

Pre-dynastic tomb uncovered in Egypt's Edfu | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works's insight:

A British-Egyptian archaeological mission working in the Al-Kom Al-Ahmar area of the town of Edfu has discovered a pre-dynastic royal tomb of an unidentified king

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, May 6, 2014 2:41 PM

Breaking news: in-tact pre-dynastic tomb found at Hierakonpolis

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Ancient Egyptian treasure worth £15k among haul stolen from Leicester museum

Ancient Egyptian treasure worth £15k among haul stolen from Leicester museum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Thieves have stolen tens of thousands of pounds worth of ancient Egyptian jewellery from a museum. A 3,900-year-old gold shell pendant worth £15,000 (pictured); a £12,000 bronze...

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Elizabeth Otis's curator insight, January 17, 2014 6:37 PM

It amazes me how much money some of this jewellery goes for. I understand that it is old and historical but it still amazes me. All of these arts are because people stoped foraging and started to stay in one place so that different people can do different things.