Saturday, April 09, 2011

Egyptian authorities stop truck driver from smuggling antiquities to Jordan

Al Masry Al Youm

Egyptian authorities arrested a Jordanian truck driver as he attempted to smuggle 107 Pharaonic and Islamic artifacts from Nuweiba into Jordan at dawn Thursday.

The suspect had 40 metal statuettes, 52 amulets, five wooden masks and other artifacts including a copper vase and four metal shields.

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