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Stolen Syrian artefacts in Mardin, Turkey

Turkey: Stolen Syrian artifacts smuggled to Mardin (334 objects) 28.01.2014

Stolen Syrian artefacts in Mardin, Turkey
Stolen Syrian artefacts in Mardin, Turkey

The operations of Mardin Police Department smuggled into the country from Syria Sumerian and Assyrian period three thousand years of historical artifacts seized 334 pieces.

Mardin Police Department said in a statement, Sumerian and Assyrian period of three thousand years they have seized 334 pieces of historic noted. The statement,”Mardin Police Department of Anti-Smuggling and Organized Criminals Combating conducted by teams scope of the studies, from the border illegally to trace the history may impose information Upon reaching, in the city center created at the application point suspicious vehicle stopped attempted, but the car’s official our notice and on the Silk Road Arpatepe village in the direction of the right to start running on the vehicle was followed up and controlled in a way that was stopped.

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