Egypt Asks for Loans of Artifacts Held Abroad

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: April 30, 2007   View Article

Egypt will request temporary loans of some of its most cherished artifacts currently on display at museums abroad, antiquities officials announced on Sunday.

The requested items include the famous bust of Nefertiti currently at the Altes Museum in Berlin, Germany, and the Rosetta Stone at the British Museum in London.

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