Tutankhamun relic fetches $6 million in London despite Egyptian outcry

Business Jul 5, 2019

Tutankhamun relic fetches $6 million in London despite Egyptian outcry

A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian "Boy King" Tutankhamun was auctioned off for $6 million on Thursday in London despite an outcry from Cairo. Christie's auction house sold the 28.5-cm (11-inch) relic for £4,746,250 ($5,970,000, €5,290,000) at one of its most controversial auctions in years. No ...

World Apr 5, 2019

Napoleon love letters to Josephine go for over €500,000

Three love letters from Napoleon Bonaparte to his wife, Josephine, written between 1796 and 1804, were sold for a total of €513,000 ($575,000) on Thursday, the Drouot auction house said. "No letter from you my adorable friend, you must have very sweet preoccupations since you ...