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Egyptians Face Charges over Faulty Repairs to Tutankhamun's Mask

Eight Egyptians may head to trial over bungled repairs to the gold mask of King Tutankamun, a major tourism draw for the country.   Egyptian prosecutors on Saturday alleged the employees of Cairo’s Egyptian Museum “dealt recklessly” with the 3,300-year-old artifact, Egyptian media reported. Investigators want to know how the beard on the young pharaoh’s burial mask became detached and why restoration staff reaffixed the piece using an unseemly amount of epoxy during its restoration in...

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