Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
Civil action filed to forfeit rare cuneiform tablet from Hobby Lobby
New York, NY
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Pursuant to ongoing Cultural Property, Arts & Antiquities investigations by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, a civil complaint was filed Monday to forfeit a rare cuneiform tablet bearing a portion of the epic of Gilgamesh, a Sumerian epic poem considered one the world’s oldest works of literature.