Monday 29 July 2013

Egypt: Government deposed, looting continues

In Egypt the government was deposed over three weeks ago, many people have been killed and injured, thousands of archaeologists are running around protesting meanwhile looting of archaeological site continues.
Looting Update: Illicit digging is being carried in full speed in the area of Dahshur, and Lisht, where the pyramid itself is being looted. The looting is also done in several villages in Giza and Mit Rahina as well as Abu Sir el-Maleq, Akhmim ٍSheikh Ibada and Tuna el-Jebel
The international trade needs to be extra vigilant to stop this stuff coming onto the market.

Vignette: Egyptian archaeologists shouting

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