Ancient Egyptian artifacts that were part of a touring exhibition to Europe and the US have returned home, the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has said.
“The Secrets of Sunken Egypt” featured items that had been discovered underwater, in the Mediterranean Sea, in Alexandria.
Mostafa Waziry, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said the show had achieved great success in all of its host cities.
“The Secrets of Sunken Egypt” featured 293 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, the Alexandria National Museum, the Greco-Roman Museum and the Library of Alexandria Museum, as well as discoveries made by the General Department of Sunken Antiquities.