Some treasures returned

  1. Looters Return Some Stolen Iraqi Treasures

    Mon April 28, 2003 04:52 PM ET
    AS SAYLIYA CAMP, Qatar (Reuters) - More than 100 items looted from Iraqi museums, including priceless manuscripts and a 7,000-year-old vase have been retrieved, U.S. military officials said on Monday.

    http://asia.reuters.com/newsArticle....toryID=2645121

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  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   WashYaHands
    Very good news! Thanks for posting this.

    Linda
  4. by   renerian
    That is good news Kue. I felt bad when all the history and artifacts were taken from the museum.

    renerian
  5. by   pickledpepperRN
    I heard a British archeologist on the radio say more were confiscated in London and Paris to be returned. He didn't know how they were taken out of Iraq. A British Journalist, Robert Fisk left pages of documents he saved from a fire with Jordanian authorities when he left Iraq.
  6. by   Mkue
    Thousands of Iraqi artifacts found
    Many items found in museum vaults
    From Terry Frieden
    CNN Washington Bureau
    Thursday, May 8, 2003 Posted: 5:14 AM EDT (0914 GMT)

    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- U.S. Customs agents, working with military and museum experts at the National Museum in Baghdad, have recovered nearly 40,000 manuscripts and about 700 artifacts, government officials announced in Washington Wednesday, leaving perhaps only a few dozen key pieces missing.


    entire article: http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/meast/...cts/index.html


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