US to hand over two stolen artefacts to Iraq

Iraq will receive two stolen artefacts dating back more than 4,000 years from US authorities this week.

The pieces are made of clay with cuneiform writing. One is from the ancient city of Ur, while the other is from Babylon.

The antiquities will be the latest items Iraq has received from the US and other countries in its long-running struggle to retrieve its stolen cultural trove.

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