Stolen golden coffin makes return from New York to Cairo

The Golden Coffin of Nedjemankh, on display at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in Cairo, following its repatriation from the US. PHOTO | KHALED DESOUKI | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Dating back to the Ptolemaic period (1st-2nd century BC), the ornate wooden coffin was designed for Nedjemankh, a high priest of the ram-headed god Heryshef.

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