Stone dating from second millennium BC was claimed to be ‘for home decoration’
An attempt to smuggle a Babylonian treasure into Britain has been foiled after it was seized at Heathrow airport.
The inscribed cuneiform stone antiquity, which is about 30cm high, had been looted from Iraq. Dating from the second millennium BC, it is worthy of the world’s greatest museums and valued at hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Link : Babylonian treasure seized at Heathrow to be returned to Iraq