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Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk


Careful examination of this list will show it does not include Roman period mummy cartonnage made from papyrus, as Douglas Boin falsely claimed in the NYT:
"Items to look out for? Mummies, mummy casings, and papyrus fragments."
Although mummies were looted at al-Hibeh, from previous reports.