An ancient tablet containing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh that was taken from Iraq and sold to Hobby Lobby under false pretenses was returned to that country Thursday. The arts and crafts chain ...
The ancient tablet was stolen from Iraq and smuggled into the US, where it was acquired by Hobby Lobby. The DOJ seized the tablet from Hobby Lobby in July. The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet — a 3,600 ...
Ancient Tablet Acquired by Hobby Lobby Going Back to Iraq By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A 3,500-year-old clay tablet discovered in the ruins of the library of an ancient ...
But Green, who had been collecting ancient artifacts since 2009 ... A false provenance letter was used to sell the tablet several times before Hobby Lobby bought it from a London-based auction ...
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