Sunday, January 30, 2011

EGYTIAN RIOTERS SACK & LOOT ANTIQUITIES MUSEUM

Reminiscent of events following the liberation of Baghdad . . .

MUMMIES DECAPITATED IN AN ATTEMPT TO STEAL KING TUT's TREASURES




Egyptian police step up guard at its national monuments today after looters break into the National Museum in an attempt to steal King Tut's treasures including King Tut's gold funeral mask.




While in the museum the looters smashed and broke many of the museums irreplaceable statues and historical pieces including beheading two 2,0000 year old mummies destroying them. Many of the display cases were destroyed and the contents are missing.

Egypt’s top archaeologist, Zahi Hawass, told state television Egyptians on the street had tried to protect the building, but that the looters had entered from above. “I felt deeply sorry . . . when I came this morning to the Egyptian Museum and found that some had tried to raid the museum by force last night,” Hawass, chairman of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said.


Egypt's antiquities chief Zahi Hawass speaks to the media over the linen-wrapped mummy of King Tutankhamun



More on this & pics HERE


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5 comments:

  1. When my liberal-minded neighbors ask why anyone could ever need a 30-round magazine, I answer, "If you had a home to protect in the LA Watts riots, yes. Or if you lived in New Orleans during Katrina." And now I can add, "Or if you had a home and belongings to protect in Cairo when the Police gave up."
    If it comes to that in Phoenix, no doubt my liberal-minded neighbors will be over here asking if they can help defend by loading the magazines for the neighborhood defenders.

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  2. John Robb and others wondering if these acts are really being done by 'rioters' or if this could be anti-insurgency type tactices. Supposedly evidence has surfaced that some 'rioters' have turned up with LE id's ...

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  3. One subject I've studied and researched a lot is paranormal/ghost study. When I heard the news of the decapitated mummies, it absolutely sickened me.

    Whether a person was good or terrible in their mortal life, there's a certain amount of respect that must be held for the dead. I don't think severing their heads is very respectful of the dead, if you ask me!

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  4. In case anybody had doubts, read this, just out!


    ‘Thousands’ of Indonesian Islamists In Egypt – PKS Up To Its Neck in Upheaval!
    Ross's Right Angle

    http://rossrightangle.info/

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