Cornell Set to Return 10,000 Tablets to Iraq

November 9th, 2013

Ancient tablet, via LA TimesCornell University in Ithaca has announced that it will return a vast collection of cuneiform tablets to the country of Iraq, in what is already being called one of the largest antiquities returns by an American University ever.  The tablets are suspected to have been looted during the 1991 Gulf War.  “We’re not accusing anyone of a crime, but we believe they should be returned,” says Assistant U.S. Atty. Miro Lovric.Read more at the LA Times