Leiden researchers robbed of Syrian artifacts

11 Mar 2014 5:16 PM | Anonymous

Leiden researchers robbed of Syrian artifacts    

Archaeological finds collected over 25 years by Leiden University researchers in Syria may have been plundered, the University announces.

Between dozens and hundreds of boxes of artifacts were taken in “a dramatic development for 25 years of Leiden research”, says Peter Akkermans, Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology


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