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AC Efforts to Support Egypt Cited in New York Times

March 14, 2014

The New York Times documents Egypt’s request for the United States to impose emergency restrictions on the importing of Egyptian antiquities. The article cites the AC’s efforts to support Egypt’s request.

A wide-ranging group of experts who support Egypt’s bid for restrictions, among them historians, archaeologists, cultural heritage lawyers and security consultants, met with Dr. Ali at his embassy on Wednesday to discuss Egypt’s plight. Several of them, members of the Antiquities Coalition, a research group, said there was no question that stolen Egyptian relics are appearing for sale on websites and in dealers’ catalogs in the United States.

Read the full article here.