The former head of the Louvre Museum in Paris has been charged in connection with trafficking of ancient objects.
The former head of the Louvre Museum in Paris Jean-Luc Martinez has been charged in connection with a wide-ranging inquiry into the trafficking of ancient objects from the Middle East. French investigators alleged Martinez facilitated the transfer of the objects to the Louvre Abu Dhabi. They reportedly included a granite stele inscribed with the seal of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamun. Martinez has however denied the charges and insisted that […]