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Stolen 1200-Year-Old Bible with Gold-Encrusted Motifs Recovered in Anti-Smuggling Raid in Turkey

February 8, 2019 - General
The ancient bible recovered from smugglers in Turkey. Credit: Diyarbakir Governor's Office

A rare 1200-year old bible has been seized from a group of antiquities smugglers in Turkey.  In recent years there have been a sharp spike in the numbers of historic artifacts smuggled into the country from neighboring Syria. 


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