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638 Iraqi relics found in closet
Following the removal of Saddam Hussein in 2003, approximately 15,000 relics fell victim to looting.
According to Qahtan al-Jibouri, the minister of tourism and antiquities for Iraq, "We found these artifacts in one of the storerooms of the prime minister's office along with some kitchen appliances."
[photo by Brian Sayler via Flickr]