Northampton Egyptian Statue to be Sold

A statue of Sekhemka estimated to be worth around £2 million is to be sold by Northampton museums service despite local opposition.

"We recognise that the statue of Sekhemka is a valuable asset and appreciate that it is a significant Egyptian artefact" said a member of the council. "However, we care strongly about Northampton's culture and believe this is the right way to enable us to onvest more in bringing the very best of our heritage to a wider audience."

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Northampton's £2m Egyptian Sekhemka statue to be sold

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