Archaeological News: Archaeo-diplomacy: US gives million-dollar cup back to Iran


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Here’s one more sign of a thaw in U.S.-Iranian relations: A 2,700-year-old silver drinking cup, looted from a cave in Iran and seized by U.S. Customs officials a decade ago, was returned to Iran this week. Its value is estimated at a million dollars or more.

The ceremonial drinking vessel…

Archaeological News: Archaeo-diplomacy: US gives million-dollar cup back to Iran

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