Egypt is undergoing a shift in government and Cairo may never be the same again.

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000078" title="Egypt" href="/topic/international/egypt-PLGEO00000078.topic">Egyptian</a> special forces secure the main floor inside the Egyptian Museum in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011449" title="Cairo (Egypt)" href="/topic/international/egypt/cairo-%28egypt%29-PLGEO100100602011449.topic">Cairo</a>, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. Would-be looters broke into Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum during the protesting againt President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007537" title="Hosni Mubarak" href="/topic/politics/hosni-mubarak-PEPLT007537.topic">Hosni Mubarak</a>, ripping the heads off two mummies and damaging some artifacts before being caught and detained by army soldiers, Egypt's antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said Saturday, while reporting that the vandals did not manage to steal any of the museum's antiquities, and that the prized collection is secure from thieves and under military guard.

( AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill / July 13, 2012 )

Egyptian special forces secure the main floor inside the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. Would-be looters broke into Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum during the protesting againt President Hosni Mubarak, ripping the heads off two mummies and damaging some artifacts before being caught and detained by army soldiers, Egypt's antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said Saturday, while reporting that the vandals did not manage to steal any of the museum's antiquities, and that the prized collection is secure from thieves and under military guard.

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