Egypt`s Minister of State for Antiquities Zahi Hawass said on Tuesday that around 145 Islamic artifacts were stolen from the American University in Cairo in March.
He said in a statement that along with the artifacts, 50 other replicas were stolen from a storage house belonging to the University.
Hawass added in his statement that the thefts took place between March 15 and March 17, saying that after an inventory, 145 artifacts and 50 replicas were found to be missing.
Saturday, April 09, 2011
145 Islamic artifacts stolen from AUC