Ancient artefacts from Iraq are returned home after Jordanian officials found 1,300-piece stash 

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Ancient artefacts looted from Iraq have been returned after smugglers were caught with more than 1,300 invaluable items.

Ancient Sumerian texts, pottery and glass vessels from the Babylonian era, which had been all on display at the National Museum of Iraq in Baghdad were seized in Jordan.

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They are now being displayed in the Iraqi museum after neighbouring Jordan returned the precious artefacts.

Iraq's Culture Minister Abdulameer al-Hamadani said: 'Iraqi heritage has suffered a lot during the last decades in terms of looting and destruction. And we believe that protecting Iraqi heritage is a global task because it's the heritage of all humankind.'


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