Egypt's Artifacts Pay the Price of Political Havoc

The museum in Tahrir Square is replete with pharaonic opulence, but hardly gets tourists anymore.

Egypt's

The mummy King Tutankhamun at the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 30, 2013.Credit: AP
The mummy King Tutankhamun at the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 30, 2013.
Ancient Egyptian antiquities at the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 30, 2013.
Ancient Egyptian antiquities at the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 30 2013.
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The mummy King Tutankhamun at the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 30, 2013.Credit: AP
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Ancient Egyptian antiquities at the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 30, 2013.Credit: AP
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Ancient Egyptian antiquities at the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 30 2013.Credit: AP
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