US officials seize Egyptian mummy linens coming from Canada

U.S. border officials say they have seized ancient Egyptian mummy linens during enforcement operations at the bridge that connects Michigan with the Canadian province of Ontario

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday officers seized a package of five jars of containing the artifacts found May 25 on a Canadian mail truck. The truck had been selected for examination at a nearby station in Marysville, Michigan.

Authorities say they plan to return the artifacts in the near future and are working to determine who is criminally responsible.