British Museum announces return of looted Iraqi and Afghan artefacts

July 10, 2019 - General

Looted ancient artefacts from Iraq and Afghanistan seized in Britain will be returned to their country of origin after appraisal by the British Museum, the institution said on Monday.

The fourth-century sculptural heads were discovered stuffed in wooden crates
at Heathrow airport in 2002 [Credit: Trustees of the British Museum]The London-based museum revealed it has been working with law enforcement agencies including the UK Border…

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