Tuesday, August 02, 2011
By Marlon Bishop : WNYC Culture Producer
Last November, the Met agreed to give back the artifacts after an internal museum investigation determined it had no right to the antiquities — mostly non-museum quality pieces, ranging from small fragments to a tiny bronze dog — in the first place. On Tuesday, the museum said it had shipped the objects to Egypt.
Thursday, March 03, 2011
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
The director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art said he's "increasingly concerned" about security at historical sites in Egypt and is urging action on the part of Egyptian authorities that they be protected.