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  8/29/2012, Elul 11, 5772

Stolen Sarcophagus Returning to Egypt

Stolen sarcophagus cover from ancient Egypt that were discovered in the Arab shuk marketplace in Jerusalem will be returned to their home, officials announced Wednesday. The Israeli Antiquities Authority discovered the mummy coffins April. Egyptian officials presented evidence that the artifacts were indeed stolen from Egypt and smuggled into Israel.