Egyptian statue sold for over £15m at auction

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The limestone statue of Sekhemka has sold for more than £15 million at an auction by Christie's in London.
The limestone statue of Sekhemka has sold for more than £15 million at an auction by Christie's in London.

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A statue at the centre of a row between a council and the Egyptian Ambassador to Britain has sold for more than £15 million.

The limestone statue of Sekhemka had been on display at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery but was sold yesterday at an auction by Christie's in London.