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Egypt is receiving 16 stolen antiquities from the United States following a formal repatriation ceremony between the two countries in New York on 8 September. Among the most notable artifacts are the upper part of a painted coffin, a limestone plaque with hieroglyphic engravings, five illustrative linen fragments that allude to biblical beliefs, a bronze statue of a famed ancient Egyptian musician known as Kemes, and a Roman-era portrait of a lady in Fayoum. “These are priceless pieces of history…