Egypt to Investigate Auctioning of Tutankhamun Bust in London

Egypt has launched an investigation into the planned sale of a 3000-year-old stone statue of King Tutankahmun which is expected to take place in London in July. Officials in the country are concerned that the piece, known as the Amen Head, may have been looted from the country.

An Egyptian head of the God Amen with the features of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen. circa 1333-1323 B.C., is up for auction at Christie's.


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