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2600-Year-Old Antiquities Are Returning to Egypt From United States

Ancient Egyptian artifacts which were looted and taken to US by the international smugglers are being returned back to Egypt. Mousa Khouli and his team members looted the valuable antiquities by making false documents. After five years of investigation by U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Mousa was arrested and the priceless historical assets of ancient Egypt are returning back. 

Around 2600 years ago, Shesepamuntayesher, an Egyptian woman was mummified and was planned to begin the eternal afterlife. Egyptians believe in an afterlife. Mummy coffin was cut into pieces so it can be taken to US easily.

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2600-Year-Old Antiquities Are Returning to Egypt From United States

2600-Year-Old Antiquities Are Returning to Egypt From United States

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1. Shesepamuntayesher's coffin

1. Shesepamuntayesher's coffin

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2. The wooden boat model is 4,000 years old and will return along with the coffin.

2. The wooden boat model is 4,000 years old and will return along with the coffin.

3. Shesepamuntayesher's face portrayed on her outer coffin.

3. Shesepamuntayesher's face portrayed on her outer coffin.

4. Ancient Gods and Goddesses are depicted on the coffin.

4. Ancient Gods and Goddesses are depicted on the coffin.

5. An Egyptian sarcophagus which was along with the coffin.

5. An Egyptian sarcophagus which was along with the coffin.

6. The coffin included the art of cow carrying the body.

6. The coffin included the art of cow carrying the body.

7. The sarcophagus was discovered in 2009 in a Brooklyn garage.

7. The sarcophagus was discovered in 2009 in a Brooklyn garage.

8. Mousa Khouli faces 20 years prison for the smuggling of 2600 years old antiquities.

8. Mousa Khouli faces 20 years prison for the smuggling of 2600 years old antiquities.

9. Some artifacts are older than Shesepamuntayesher's mummy.

9. Some artifacts are older than Shesepamuntayesher's mummy.

10. The historical artifacts were smuggled by a Global Criminal Network.

10. The historical artifacts were smuggled by a Global Criminal Network.

11. Dozens of artifacts were taken to US by smugglers.

11. Dozens of artifacts were taken to US by smugglers.

12. Every antique carries the history of Egyptian civilization.

12. Every antique carries the history of Egyptian civilization.

13. The artifacts which were recovered were displayed by US authorities.

13. The artifacts which were recovered were displayed by US authorities.

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