Egypt to recover Mamluk vase
The Ministry of Antiquities took all legal procedures to return to Egypt a Mamluk glass vase
, Wednesday 27 May 2015
Today the ministry of antiquities took all legal procedures to recover a Mamluk glass vase from London.
Ali Ahmed, the head of the Antiquities Recuperation Department, told
Ahram Online that the vase was put on display at an auction hall in
London well known for trading antiquities. The ministry took all legal
procedures to recover it.
He explained that the vase is very finely painted with red and green
foliage and geometric decorations. It is one of the vases that was
stolen from the galleries of the National Museum of Egyptian
Civilisation and replaced with replicas.
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