Tutankhamun Statue – level 2

24-07-2019 07:00

Recently, people sold a 3,000-year-old Egyptian statue at a London auction. The anonymous buyer paid nearly $6 million for the 28-centimetre statue which looks a little like the pharaoh Tutankhamun.

The Egyptian embassy in London protested against the auction. The embassy said that someone stole the statue, but the auction house said that it carefully checked the object’s legal title.

Difficult words: anonymous (we do not know the person’s name), embassy (a country’s ‘office’ in another country), legal title (something which shows that the person who has an object did not steal it).

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