Transported porcelain artefacts are not damaged as rumoured: Egyptian antiquities ministry

Nevine El-Aref , Tuesday 29 Nov 2016

Ministry of Antiquities asserted in a press release on Tuesday that the recently transported 38 artefacts o the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) are safe and sound and were not damaged as rumoured.

Mahrous Saeed, supervisor general of the NMEC, told Ahram Online that the pieces were transported safely from the Manial Palace in Cairo and are now stored in the NMEC gallery, which is equipped according by state-of-the-art technology.

“The porcelain objects are safe and sound in the NMEC,” asserted Saeed, adding that the pieces include lamps and pots from the 19th-century Mohamed Aly family era.

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