A stolen artefact that has been recovered
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Egypt steps up fight against antiquities thieves

Egypt's ancient sites have been targeted for centuries, but the unrest following the 2011 revolution has helped looters take treasures from museums and sites to sell on the black market.

According to one estimate - up to $6bn worth of antiquities have been stolen since then.

Howard Johnson reports now on the new efforts being taken to tackle this age-old problem.

  • 31 May 2014
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