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US citizen hands over dozens of Iraqi antiquities to Iraqi Embassy to USA

US citizen hands over dozens of Iraqi antiquities to Iraqi Embassy to USA

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi Embassy to the United States of America received dozens of the Iraqi antiquities from a US citizen.

A statement by the Iraqi Embassy received by IraqiNews.com cited “An American citizen, Mr. L. Riqsby of Florida recently returned 45 ancient Iraqi artifacts to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, DC. The items, consisting of stone seals and small statues, were removed from Iraq post-2003.”

“The Embassy welcomes Mr. Riqsby’s noble act of returning the items and is grateful for the opportunity to preserve the important history of these artifacts,” the statement concluded.



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