King Tutankhamun's Bust Sold Despite Egypt's Outcry

A 3,000-year-old sculpture of King Tutankhamun was auctioned off by Christie's for nearly U.S.$6 million, despite Egypt calling on the UK government to stop the sale. Egypt claimed the relic was illegally taken 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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