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The Met to return 19 Egyptian artifacts

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is returning to Egypt 19 objects which were buried with King Tutankhamun. A small bronze dog and a sphinx bracelet-element were attributed with certainty to Tutankhamun's splendid burial chamber, which was discovered by Howard Carter in 1922 in the Valley of Kings,

King Tut’s leftover bandages found in long-forgotten jars

Scraps of King Tut's bandages have been found in long-forgotten jars at the Metopolitan Museum of Art in New York. King Tutankhamun's mummy was wrapped in custom-made bandages similar to modern first aid gauzes, an exhibit at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art reveals. Running in length from 4.70 meters

Previously unknown Michelangelo found at the Met

A painting hanging at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which was attributed to Francesco Granacci, may actually be a previously unknown Michelangelo. "When you put out something like this, there's going to be a lot of naysayers," Fahy said. "But the people who really have good eyes in this field

The Met buys artifact from collector to return it to Egypt

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has purchased part of an ancient Egyptian shrine from an antiquities collector for the sole purpose of returning it to Egypt. SCA head Zahi Hawass hailed the Met's move as a "great deed," singling it out as the first time a museum has bought an

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