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Sunday, 6 January 2019

Scottish museum to display block of the pyramids sparks outrage

Scotland’s National Museum claims that it is in possession of a block of stone from Egypt’s Khufu pyramid, which will be put on display starting 8 February, according to Al Mal. Egypt’s Antiquities and Repatriation Department Supervisor-General Shaaban Abdel Gawad is in talks with Egyptian and Scottish officials to verify the news and determine whether the artifact was smuggled. Eternal antiquities guru Zahi Hawass has of course chimed in to quash the reports, saying that the pyramid’s outer casing has been destroyed, according to Ahram Online.

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