Palmyra priest statue among haul of recovered Syrian relics

Restored sculptures are displayed in an exhibition, at the Opera house in Damascus, Syria October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

DAMASCUS (Reuters) – A stone image of an ancient priest is one of hundreds of stolen antiquities recovered by the Syrian government and put on display in Damascus this week, a reminder of the mass looting of Syria’s heritage during seven years of war. It was carved for Yalhi bin Yalhabouda, a high priest in […]

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