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The Achaemenid inscriptions contain accounts of financial affairs such as trade of goods and wages.
The Achaemenid inscriptions contain accounts of financial affairs such as trade of goods and wages.
Saturday, February 24, 2018

US Court Orders Return of Ancient Iranian Artifacts

As a US Supreme Court order has prevented the seizure of Persian antiquities, Iran is initiating processes to repatriate the relics back home
The precious artifacts included a collection of clay tablets from Persepolis boasting some of the oldest writing in the world
Saturday, February 24, 2018

US Court Orders Return of Ancient Iranian Artifacts

With the US Supreme Court's verdict in favor of Iran in the case of ancient Persian artifacts held by a Chicago museum, the process of their return to the country will soon be initiated. 
The court ruled on Wednesday that the American victims of a 1997 bombing in Beit-ul-Moqaddas cannot satisfy a $71.5 million court judgment against Iran by seizing and selling the ancient Iranian antiquities. 
Ali Asghar Mounesan, the head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, referred to the court's judgment as a huge victory achieved through Iran's diplomatic attempts, IRNA reported. 
"After years of efforts, Iran's tactful policies finally paved the way for Achaemenid tablets' reclamation," he said. 

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