Sunday, April 06, 2014

Sudan Museum Looted

April 2, 2014 

Sudanese archaeological heritage site of prehistoric Naptan civilization has been looted, Sudanese official disclosed on Wednesday.

The National Authority for Antiquities and Museums (SNAAM) said that three valuable artifacts have been stolen from Jabal Al-barkal museum in Nile river state 200 Kilometers from capital Khartoum.

SNAAM director-general Ali Abdel-Rahman told APA on Wednesday that the stolen artifacts were three statues linked to royal burial ceremonies in Sudan’s ancient Napatan civilization.

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