#TheHistoryHeretic Reports:  Lost Since World War II, Egyptian Artifact Returns to Germany – #JovanHuttonPulitzer 

A vivid, turquoise-colored carving from ancient Egypt has been returned to a Berlin museum more than 70 years after it was thought to have been lost during World War II.The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, which oversees Berlin’s state-run museums, announced that the stone slab fragment had been found in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

The stone is covered with a blue Egyptian faience glaze, and it depicts Ptahmose, the mayor of Memphis under Ramses II, the warrior king and prolific monument builder who ruled during the 13th century B.C. Though the slab is broken, Ptahmose is still visible, raising both hands in a gesture of worship before the gods Osiris and Isis.

Source: Lost Since World War II, Egyptian Artifact Returns to Germany

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