Egyptian museum antiquites looted and damaged

Damaged antiquities and other objects at Egypt's Malawi National Museum (Roger Anis / El Shorouk / Associated Press)Reports have been surfacing that the Malawi National Museum in Minya, Egypt (roughly 190 miles SW of Cairo) has been severely looted during the last week’s demonstrations and unrest. Most portable objects were stolen while heavier objects were burned or vandalized.

also via Guardian, LA TimesDaily News Egypt and Unesco

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