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The Museum of Lost Objects: Looted in Iraq

August 28th, 2016

Episode 1309 of 1365 episodes

Kanishk Tharoor goes on the murky trail of the missing Genie of Nimrud – a huge, 3,000-year-old carved figure that once protected a palace; the Winged-Bull of Nineveh, an Assyrian sculpture that guarded the gates of one of the most fabled cities in antiquity; and a looted Sumerian seal stolen in the aftermath of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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