Artifact Robbery in Egypt

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A cemetery and shrines on the edge of Dahshur draws visitors on... News PhotoArchaeology,At The Edge Of,Cemetery,Dahshur,Egypt,Full Length,Grave,Guarding,Horizontal,Human Interest,Middle East,Shrine,Stealing,VisitPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 David DegnerDAHSHUR, EGYPT - NOVEMBER 09: A cemetery and shrines on the edge of Dahshur draws visitors on November 09, 2012, in Dahshur, Egypt. According to people living nearby, the visitors are replaced by grave robbers at night. Artifact thieves have made new holes on the edge of Dahshur, digging beside the archeological sites of Sneferu's Pyramids. These include Sneferu's Red Pyramid, and Sneferu's Bent Pyramid. Since the revolution, Egyptian security forces haven't been guarding archeological sites as much as in the past. (Photo by David Degner/Getty Images)