THE SAGA OF THE LOUVRE AMARNA PRINCESS

Overview

In 1981, the Family of the late M.A. Mansoor, antiquarian in Cairo, Egypt, offered the Louvre Museum a pink limestone statuette of an Amarna Princess ( XVIII Dynasty – Egypt), in homage to the memory of the late Abbé Etienne Drioton, a giant of Egyptology. The artifact was accepted on behalf of the Louvre by the late, legendary Egyptologist, Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt. Read More


Offer for Resolution

On October 31st, 2012, Michel Mansoor offered a resolution to this issue with the Louvre (Read the Letter Here). An offer of $1,000,000 to purchase back the artifact that the Louvre considers a fake was made. Read More


Selected Correspondences concerning the Louvre Princess Inventory of all Correspondences concerning the Louvre Princess



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The Saga of the Louvre Princess