Museum of the Bible Papyri in Egypt

From Egypt Today:

“CAIRO – 27 January 2021: A large group of Egyptian artifacts that were in the possession of the Holy Bible Museum in Washington, USA, arrived at Cairo International Airport on January 27, as a result of the great efforts exerted by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the concerned American authorities.”

Many familiar pieces in the article. More thoughts on this in the coming days.

UPDATE 28 January 2021: Some better images of the returned items (including several mummy masks) can be found at Ahram Online (H/T Paul Barford)

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1 Response to Museum of the Bible Papyri in Egypt

  1. Pingback: More Stolen Papyri to be Returned to the Egypt Exploration Society | Variant Readings

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