Iraq reclaims 17,000 looted artifacts, its biggest-ever repatriation

Written by Jane Arraf When the Iraqi prime minister’s plane touched down in Baghdad last week after an official visit to the United States, its cargo included 17,000 archaeological artifacts returned by a prominent museum and an Ivy League university in the largest-ever repatriation of looted Iraqi antiquities. On Tuesday, plywood crates holding the thousands … Read more