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Valuable historical object returned to National Museum

KABUL: A 4,000-year-silver bowl with golden patterns, which was smuggled to Britain, returned home and submitted to the National Museum on Monday, BNA reported.
The looted valuable artifact, which was exhibited in the London Museum, has been returned to the country and handed over to the director of National Museum, by the Turyalay Gheyasi, head of cultural relations of the ministry of foreign affairs, at the presence of Fazel Sancharaki, the deputy to publications ministry of information and culture, said the agency.
The deputy information and culture minister spoke on the occasion and hoped all Afghanistan’s historical and ancient relics of the country to be returned home, with the efforts of the country’s political agencies abroad.
While submitting the historical object, Baba Khan Aslami, the first secretary of the country’s political agency in London, briefed about it and said the artifact was seized from the smugglers, by the British police at an airport near London and taken to the London Museum for more investigation, according to the agency.
Experts branded the object belonged to Afghanistan, with its history returning to the Bronze era and had a background of nearly 4, 000-year , the agency added.
The bowl has 12 centimeters length and a capacity of two glasses of water, made from of the country’s northern biggest silver mine. Most of the country’s ancient relics have been smuggled out of countries, during the last civil wars and part of them have been recently returned to the country and lodged at the National Museum. This is while a vehicle taken to country before 70 years submitted to the National Museum earlier last week.
The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.