Five of the seven arrests were made in the provinces of Barcelona and Tarragona 36 Egyptian relics dating back around 3,800 years were temporarily placed on display in the Museo Arqueológico in Madrid this Wednesday after they were recovered by the Guardia Civil, who also arrested seven people in an operation codenamed “Hierática”.
The 36 pieces seized in Spain are estimated to have a market value of 300,000 euros, the most valuable being a figure representing the head of the warrior goddess Sekhmet which on its own could have been expected to fetch at least 100,000 euros.
Sekhmet was revered in Memphis and Leontopolis as the goddess of fire, war, vengeance, healing and menstruation, and is depicted as having the head of a lioness.
It is believed that all the items were plundered from the archaeological sites at Saqqara and Mit Rahina, and they will be returned to Egypt when the trial which is now being prepared has ended.
16, 2016) – While the odd wine dinner and guest chef is a staple culinary development on any luxury hotel’s calendar, the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi no longer cares for staples. Seven celebrated chefs from Italy, France, Vietnam, Thailand and China are due to flex their culinary skills in five wine dinners and eight delectable events that will include live cooking demonstrations, bread making classes, wine and cheese pairings, chocolate tastings, and private dinners.
This year, after launching one of the Southeast Asia’s premier culinary events, the hotel is consolidating myriad dinners, chefs and workshops into one six-week spectacular, the 10th Les Arômes Festival 2016, from Oct. More than 100 Metropole staff are coordinating the event.
“The Metropole’s tenth annual Les Arômes Festival is going to be a culinary extravaganza, celebrating the end of the harvest and showcasing the very best that Hanoi has to offer in international cuisines and fine wines,” said Franck Lafourcade, the Metropole’s general manager.Headlining this year’s event is Paolo Vitaletti, chef and owner of Italian trattoria, Appia, in Bangkok.Vitaletti, who has cooked for such famous faces as Angelina Jolie, Mick Jagger and Mark Zuckerberg, is set to host a number of lunches and dinners featuring authentic Roman-style dishes like handmade paccheri carbonara and cavatelli with lamb ragu at the Metropole’s Angelina fine-dining restaurant.J'ai pitié de celui-là seul qui se réveille dans la grande nuit patriarcale se croyant abrité sous les étoiles de Dieu, et qui sent tout à coup le voyage.De l'homme, je ne demande pas quelle est la valeur de ses lois, mais bien quel est son pouvoir créateur Si tu veux comprendre le mot de bonheur, il faut l'entendre comme récompense et non comme but.L'amour est avant tout a J'ai pitié de celui-là seul qui se réveille dans la grande nuit patriarcale se croyant abrité sous les étoiles de Dieu, et qui sent tout à coup le voyage.