mask http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Judge rules 3,200-year-old mummy mask can stay in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-rules-3200-year-old-mummy-mask-can-stay-st-louis <p>A 3,200-year-old mummy mask at the center of an&nbsp;international dispute will remain in St. Louis following a ruling&nbsp;by a federal judge.</p><p>The U.S. government <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-attorney-seeks-forfeiture-egyptian-mask-art-museum">sought to return</a> the funeral mask of Lady&nbsp;Ka-nefer-nefer to Egypt, claiming it had&nbsp;been stolen before the St. Louis Art Museum purchased it from a New&nbsp;York art dealer in 1998. But U.S. District Judge Henry Autry in St.&nbsp;Louis ruled on March 31 that the mask can remain with the art&nbsp;museum.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 17:08:06 +0000 The Associated Press 3437 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge rules 3,200-year-old mummy mask can stay in St. Louis U.S. Attorney seeks forfeiture of Egyptian mask at Art Museum http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-attorney-seeks-forfeiture-egyptian-mask-art-museum <p>The U.S. Attorney&#39;s office is demanding that the Saint Louis Art Museum give up an<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/24/world/africa/24iht-loot.1.18094900.html"> Egyptian mask</a> because it&#39;s stolen property.</p> Wed, 16 Mar 2011 21:52:33 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 741 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org U.S. Attorney seeks forfeiture of Egyptian mask at Art Museum