Tutankhamun Statue – level 1
This news is about an Egyptian statue. It is 28 centimetres in size. It is 3,000 years old. It looks a little like the pharaoh Tutankhamun.
People are going to sell the statue. The Egyptian embassy protests. The embassy says that someone stole it. The auction house says that this is not true. The statue sells for $6 million.
Difficult words: embassy (a country’s ‘office’ in another country), stole (past of ‘steal’ – take something that is not yours), auction house (a place which sells special things to the person who can pay the most money).
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