Zahi Hawass said Egyptian antiquities have not been safe. During the instability, security at ancient sites has been derelict and storage facilities for antiquities have been looted. “People do illegal excavations everywhere,” Hawass said. “Since 2011, we lost at least 30 percent of antiquities.”
Zahi Hawass said Egyptian antiquities have not been safe. During the instability, security at ancient sites has been derelict and storage facilities for antiquities have been looted. “People do illegal excavations everywhere,” Hawass said. “Since 2011, we lost at least 30 percent of antiquities.” Submitted photo
Zahi Hawass said Egyptian antiquities have not been safe. During the instability, security at ancient sites has been derelict and storage facilities for antiquities have been looted. “People do illegal excavations everywhere,” Hawass said. “Since 2011, we lost at least 30 percent of antiquities.” Submitted photo