Egypt has over the years been making formal requests to Germany for the return of the more than 3400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti, but Germany has insisted that the bust will remain in Berlin.
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There are claims that the bust, unearthed in 1912 by German archaeologist Ludwig Borchardt, was acquired through fraudulent means, a claim Germany has denied.
As Egyptians continue to fight for what they claim is rightfully theirs, the bust is raking in revenue for Germany. Every year, more than a million people visit the Neues Museum in Berlin to get a glimpse of it.