Egypt’s Mallawi Museum reopens with looted collection mostly restored
منبع خبر : روزنامه آرت نیوز
جمعه 02 مهر 1395 - 19:05
موضوع : هنرخوان انگلیسی
The Mallawi Museum, in Egypts Al Minya Governorate, reopened this week after a 864,000 renovation. Most of the museums 1,000-piece collection has also been recovered from looters and is back on display.
The museum was ransacked in August 2013 during a period of violence in the country following the ousting of the former president Mohamed Morsi. The looters shot one member of the museum staff dead and stole almost all of the artefacts on display. Other items, too large to remove, were vandalis