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Will Brexit turn the U.K. into a hub for the trade in looted antiquities?

Dec 28, 2021
In its drive to rid itself of certain EU laws, Britain might encourage the trafficking of stolen cultural artifacts.
The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, a 3,500-year-old cuneiform clay tablet, is seen at a Washington, D.C., repatriation ceremony in September. The tablet was looted from Iraq and trafficked in the United Kingdom.
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