Looters steal priceless artifacts from Egyptian museum amid violence
SNIPPET: As violent clashes roiled Egypt, looters made away with a prized 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewelry and more than 1,000 other artifacts in the biggest theft to hit an Egyptian museum in living memory.
Biggest museum theft in Egyptian history: Over 1,000 artifacts stolen
SNIPPET: Looters got away with more than 1,000 objects, including a prized 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewelry, gold and bronze Greco-Roman coins, pottery and bronze-detailed sculptures of animals sacred to Thoth, one of the ancient Egyptian deities represented with the head of an ibis.
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- published: 18 Sep 2011 author: roughneckghost
BLAME THE JEWS AGAIN! PLEASE!
As violence continues in Egypt, Cairo has become a hotbed of conspiracy theories over who is responsible for fanning the flames of the latest bloody conflict. While supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi and the current military leadership remain mired in an explosive standoff, they have both begun pointing fingers at Israel and Zionists.