Looters in Cairo Museum Amid Egypt Protests

With the unrest in Egypt continuing over the weekend, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo is now “under military guard” (AP) in response to an attempted looting late Friday. According to reports nine men infiltrated the museum, decapitating two 330…

With the unrest in Egypt continuing over the weekend, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo is now “under military guard” (AP) in response to an attempted looting late Friday.

According to reports nine men infiltrated the museum, decapitating two 3300-year-old mummies and damaging about 100 other artifacts before being arrested, allegedly carrying the skulls and a statue of Isis (TIME). Ultimately, nothing was stolen, but damage to the artifacts is still being assessed.

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