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Paintings and statuary, all of nude or semi-clad women, are stacked inside a palace room.

When King Farouk of Egypt went into exile on July 26th, 1952, he left behind palaces and the treasures that filled them, including his extensive collection of nudes in oil, bronze, marble and gold.