Sunday, April 24, 2011

Reward for the return of looted artefacts

Ahram Online (Nevine El-Aref)

Egyptian antiquities ministry offers LE 500 - 50 thousand ($86 - $8500) for the return of missing artefacts or information that leads to their whereabouts

The ministry of state for antiquities affairs (MSAA) offers a reward to any Egyptian citizen for the return or information that leads to the discovery of any of the artefacts that were stolen in the break-ins at the Egyptian museum and other archaeological sites during the chaos of Egypt’s January 25 Revolution.

Zahi Hawass minister of state of the MSAA, said that the cash compensation will range from between LE 500 to 50 thousand ($86 - $8500).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Cant understand why they would be offering <$100 for certain artefacts. Doesn't seem exactly worth it.