03 janvier 2010

Masterpieces of Neues Museum, Berlin

The bust of Nefertiti - Nordkuppelsaal. Neues Museum, Berlin. Armoured cavalryman. Silver, from the hacksilver find at the Lisów mill, formally Leissow, (Lisów, Lubusz Voivodeship, Poland), 10th century AD. Museum of Prehistory and Early History / SMB. Neues Museum, Berlin. Photo: Claudia Plamp Berlin Green Head. Late Period, 30th Dynasty, around 350 BC. Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection / SMB. Neues Museum, Berlin. Photo: Margarete Büsing Golden ceremonial hat with circular ornamentation, gold sheet,... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2009

Egypt Antiquities Chief Zahi Hawass to Demand Nefertiti Bust

The 3,300-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti is seen at the Neues Museum. AP Photo/Markus Schreiber CAIRO (AP).- Egypt's antiquities chief said Sunday he will formally demand the return of the 3,300-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti from a Berlin museum after confirming it was sneaked out of Cairo through fraudulent documents. Zahi Hawass, the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, has been aggressively campaigning to reclaim treasures that he says were stolen from Egypt and purchased by some of the world's leading... [Lire la suite]
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