Egypt Upset Over Sale Tut Statue

Zahi Hawass, Egypt's former minister of antiquities, noting that Christie's has no evidence that the sculpture — made of quartzite, a type of stone — left Egypt legally. Egypt's antiquities ministry believes that the King Tut statue was looted from Karnak Temple sometime after 1970.

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