Iraqi antiquities handed over to Iraqi Embassy in US

The Iraqi embassy to the United States of America received dozens of the Iraqi antiquities from a US citizen.
In a statement, Iraqi embassy stated, "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 statement concluded, "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 artefacts."
Last Update:: 27/12/2013
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