Egyptian ministry staff face trial over theft from Giza Pyramids

Egypt’s administrative prosecution body has referred 12 former antiquities ministry employees to trial for allegedly allowing members of a German archaeological expedition to steal samples from the Giza Pyramids in 2013.  According to a statement from the prosecution body, the 12 men, who worked in the pyramids department, will be tried in a disciplinary court.  Investigators allege that the 12 men committed various crimes in 2013, such as allowing a group of Germans to illegally take a piece of a cartouche from a small compartment above King Kufu’s burial chamber.

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Ixel Balamke

Ixel Balamke was one of the two founding members of Sekhet-Bast-Ra in Oklahoma City. Currently living in the Twin Cities, she is currently the LBM of Leaping Laughter Lodge. She also is a Meanad and lover of fine wines. Her life long partner Hunahpu and she are well known for their Wine Tastings at NOTOCON. Together they have a small wine cellar that currently holds over 300 bottles.

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