No knives. No combustible liquids. No mummies.
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities on Sunday revealed the discovery of mummy stays tucked inside speakers in a Belgium-bound traveler’s baggage at the Cairo International Airport.
An X-ray maker at the airport revealed the maintained body parts, which originated from 2 various mummies. The remains included 2 feet, 2 legs, the lower part of a hand, one arm and part of an upper body.
The ministry published images from the bust revealing a set of big speakers torn apart
Egyptian authorities took the mummies and took them to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo for remediation.
The Egyptian Law on the Defense of Antiquities enacted in 1983 sets out some stiff charges for smuggling, consisting of a jail term with difficult labor and a big fine.
Egypt has actually long handled the unlawful elimination of ancient remains and artifacts from the nation. Previously this month, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New york city revealed it had actually returned a gilded casket to the Egyptian federal government after discovering it was robbed in2011 The casket had actually been the focal point of an active display.