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Pictures: Looters Shatter Museum of Ancient Egyptian Treasures

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1697 days ago -
Amid the deadly chaos that has erupted in Egypt, the country's cultural heritage took a hit last week when looters ransacked the archaeological museum in the town of Mallawi.

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Peggy A (0)
Monday August 26, 2013, 8:36 am

S J (130)
Tuesday August 27, 2013, 2:15 pm
Heart breaking, how could people do such thing like this?

Thanks Marty

Roger G (154)
Tuesday August 27, 2013, 4:17 pm
noted, thanks

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 27, 2013, 10:36 pm
This is so sad. Why try to destroy such priceless artefacts? The human race can be so stupid sometimes

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 3:28 am
Sadly noted.

Darren W (218)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 11:11 am
Tragic, but the human species seems to have a predilection for destruction... hidden deep within its own flawed psyche.

Sheila D (194)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 12:06 pm
Sad and not understanding why thieves have to be so destructive...steal, if you must, but stop destroying everything else. I know, neatness not required in a greedy thief. Noted with thanks.

Robert O (12)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 2:08 pm
How sad and disappointing. Thanks Marty.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 2:37 pm
You can find those artifacts in the homes of the elite!

Bob hardly here P (394)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 3:32 pm

Marty Powell (146)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 3:42 pm
The statue of the married couple, the one that was broken by the criminals, was iconic. It was featured in almost every class that I have taken. It has also been featured in many magazines. Now its smashed on the floor

cynthia l (207)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 2:14 am
This is tragic and so damn sad

Caroline S (78)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 5:12 am
Quel désastre }:-((

Sergio Padilla (65)
Friday August 30, 2013, 6:11 pm
This is so wrong....

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 12:01 am

Klaus Peters (14)
Monday September 16, 2013, 8:05 am
What a sick and primitive lot of people. I guess these artifacts will end up in private collections.
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