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Looted gilded coffin returned to Egypt after being acquired by the Met

September 29, 2019 - General

An ancient gilded coffin valued at about $4 million that was acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art was returned to Egypt in a repatriation ceremony Wednesday after prosecutors determined that it had been looted from the country.

Credit: Metropolitan Museum of ArtThe coffin was the centerpiece of the Met’s exhibit “Nedjemankh and His Gilded Coffin,” which opened in July 2018.

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