August 2016

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  • President – Carol Phillips
  • Vice President – Dennis Pricolo
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  • Member-at-Large – Linda Lewis

 
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Looting of Antiquities

  • Posted on: 11 August 2016
  • By: mprythero

What follows is mostly links to Arabic language sites with pictures and news reports of looting of ancient Egyptian antiquities.  Many web browsers will translate them into a broken English.  Most telling are the before and after satellite photos of Lisht in this facebook page.  I would like to point out the limestone lid to a sarcophagus thrown to the side and the excavator tracks.
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