Iraq Takes Back 17,000 Looted Artifacts, Biggest Return Ever

ERBIL, Iraq — When the Iraqi prime minister’s plane landed in Baghdad last week after an official visit to the United States, its cargo included 17,000 archaeological artifacts returned by a leading museum and an Ivy League university. antiques. On Tuesday, plywood crates containing thousands of clay tablets and seals from Mesopotamia, home to the […]

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