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Egyptian museum officials face trial for sloppy repair on King Tut's burial mask

The prized artefact was restored using beeswax, but bears scratches from a sharp object used to remove epoxy glue.


EIGHT Egyptian museum officials are to face a disciplinary tribunal for their role in a botched repair job that caused lasting damage to the famed golden burial mask of King Tutankhamen, one of the country's most prized artefacts, Egypt's public prosecutor has said.


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