START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Pictures: Looters Shatter Museum of Ancient Egyptian Treasures


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

Marty
- 1061 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
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.



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

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

S J. (133)
Tuesday August 27, 2013, 2:15 pm
Heart breaking, how could people do such thing like this?

Thanks Marty
 

Roger Garin-michaud (150)
Tuesday August 27, 2013, 4:17 pm
noted, thanks
 

catherine g. (16)
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 Woolsey (215)
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.
 

GGmaSheila D. (188)
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 P. (407)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 3:32 pm
thanks
 

Marty Powell (140)
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 AWAY b. (207)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 2:14 am
This is tragic and so damn sad
 

Caroline S. (82)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 5:12 am
Quel désastre }:-((
 

Sergio Padilla (63)
Friday August 30, 2013, 6:11 pm
This is so wrong....
 

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

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.
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)


Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Science & Tech





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.