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"Confiscated artefacts returned to Yemen"
Confiscated artefacts returned to Yemen
trefwoorden: Jemen - artefacten - leeuw - mannen
Yemen received artefacts from Jordan on Monday that were confiscated three years ago by authorities when a Yemeni national attempted to smuggle them abroad.
The director general of the Antiquities Department, Fawwaz Khreisha, turned over the smuggled booty to the Yemeni ambassador to Amman, Ibrahim Adoufi.
The items stolen were three statues. Two were images of a man, one of which was broken, but officials said that no pieces were missing. A third statue was that of a lion on a pedestal, upon which archaic southern Arabic was inscribed.
Lees verder in: Jordan Times (8 juli 2003)