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Egyptian model Salma El-Shimy was arrested on Nov. 30 after she held a photoshoot in Saqqara
Saqqara has been in the news a lot recently, with archaeologists recently uncovering at least 100 sealed coffins with mummified bodies insideIn Egypt
anyone who wants to take photos or videos at an archeological site for commercial purposes must obtain a permit from the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
Muhammed claimed that he and El-Shimy spoke to the site’s staff, who were nearby,
and came to an “agreement” that the duo could take pictures near the Pyramid of Djoser for 15 minutes
The pyramid was built sometime in the 27th century B.C.
In Egypt’s justice system, anyone can file a lawsuit against anyone else,
but it’s up to a public prosecutor to decide whether the claim is valid before formal charges are made. As of writing
El-Shimy and Muhammed are only facing formal charges of photography without a permit, and the two are out after paying bail