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Recent Nefertiti reproduction next to the 3,000-year-old original. 

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Ugly Statue of Nefertiti Removed After Public Outcry

It’s been a bad time for ancient art in the Middle East. On one hand, terrorist groups are gleefully “bulldozing” ancient archeological sites in Iraq and Syria on a weekly basis; on the other, the “ugly Nefertiti Bust,” a piece … Read More


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Descendant of the Pharaohs

Zahi Hawass, the head of Egypt’s antiquities council, is mounting a campaign to repatriate artistic icons from museums around the world. Read More