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Tutankhamun bust sells for $6 mn in London despite Egyptian outcry

July 9, 2019 - General

A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian “Boy King” Tutankhamun was auctioned off for $6 million Thursday in London despite a fierce outcry from Cairo.

The disputed bust of Tutankhamun was sold for $6 million 
[Credit: Reuters]Christie’s auction house sold the 28.5-centimetre (11-inch) relic for £4,746,250 ($5,970,000, 5,290,000 euros) at one of its most controversial auctions in years. No information about the buyer was…

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