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Valuable art seized after attempted smuggling into Egypt

MENA , Wednesday 5 Sep 2018
Damietta port
A file photo of Damietta port (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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Fourteen smuggled pieces of art with historical and archaeological value from a foreign state were seized on Wednesday upon arrival at a Damietta port.

Damietta police acted on a tip that a 52-year-old woman was scheduled to receive a personal shipment with smuggled artwork inside a container from a foreign state via Damietta harbour.

After searching the shipment, the fourteen pieces were found. 

All necessary legal measures were taken against the woman.

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