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Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?ShareWritten by Julia WolkoffThis article was published in partnership with Artsy, the global platform for discovering and collecting art. The original article can be seen here.The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum’s Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward but salient one: Why are the statues’ noses broken?